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1

The VSI displays what? and uses which pressure source?

Rate of climb or decent in feet per minute
Uses static pressure

2

Which type of capsule does it use?

Pressure capsule fed by static

3

Change is sensed by the bleed metering unit on an IVSI, name x2 parts inside

Knife edge
Capillary

4

What kind of scale does the VSI have

Logarithmic so to make lower values of vertical speed easier to read

5

If there is a static leak what will what the VSI do?

Operate but less accurately

6

How does the IVSI get eradicate lag

Dashpot / Accelerometer unit

7

What is the equation for Rate of Decent

ROD = 5 x Groundspeed (TAS)