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1

When does an altimeter become less reliable?

At higher altitudes because pressure change is non linear as altitude increases.
The altimeter is calibrated to the ISA model

2

How does a sensitive altimeter remove Lag

Vibrator and double capsule

3

How does a servo altimeter remove Lag

E&I bar

4

If QFE is set - the aircraft will be

at a height above the aerodrome

5

If QNH is set - the aircraft will be

at a altitude above mean sea level

6

Density deviation is

120 feet per degree

7

What does the flag indicate on an altimeter

Where it has power or not

8

What does a black & white warning flag indicate

Warning below 10,000 feet