Helicopter Flight instruments - Generalities[PDF]

Definition

Flight instruments located in the cockpit provide the pilot with flight parameters.
These instruments inform the pilot about the helicopter flight situation, such as whether it is climbing, turning, in every flight situation.

Six-pack cockpit

In the helicopter cockpit, you will notice six important instruments

UHsixpack.jpg


The picture above represents the UH-1H main panel


The typical arrangement of these instruments is as follow:
1. Airspeed indicator
2. Attitude indicator
3. Altimeter
4. Turn coordinator
5. Heading indicator
6. Vertical speed indicator

In addition to the basic instruments above:

7. Radar altimeter. It shows the height between the aircraft and the terrain right underneath.
8. Course Deviation Indicator - CDI.
9. Clock.


See also

Reference

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Author

  • VID 241036 - Creation

DATE OF SUBMISSION

  • 12:37, 23 February 2021

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  • The content of this documentation is intended for aviation simulation only and must not be used for real aviation operations.