- CORRESPONDENCE. Richardson, Steve; Tompkins Sr., M. J.; Gaillard, Lee; Castiel, Jose; Osborn, Charles W.; Phipps, David M.; Olsen, Tom // Aviation Week & Space Technology;2/1/2010, Vol. 172 Issue 5, p8
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in previous issues including "Tanker Contract: Follow the Law," by Jerry W. Cox in the January 11, 2010 issue, "Critical Conditions" in the January 4, 2010 issue and "Quality or Quantity" in the November 30, 2009 issue.
- CORRESPONDENCE. Covert, Eugene E.; Cooke, Gary; Delaney, William M.; Curtiss, Roger; McConnell, Clay // Aviation Week & Space Technology;2/15/2010, Vol. 172 Issue 7, p8
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in previous issues including "Safety Under Scrutiny" in the February 1, 2010 issue, suggestions for preventing the Colgan Air Flight 3407 crash, and "A Lot More Than Pitot Tubes" in the February 1, 2010 issue.
- Pitot tube as a calibration device for turbulence measurement. Kassab, Sadek Z. // Review of Scientific Instruments;Jun90, Vol. 61 Issue 6, p1757
This note is to demonstrate that one can correct hot-wire turbulence measurements simply by using a Pitot tube to obtain the mean velocity distribution in fully developed, turbulent pipe flow. The basic idea is simply a combination of two independent derivations given in the late sixties. A test...
- Pitot PM. // PS: Preventive Maintenance Monthly;Jan97, Issue 530, p41
Offers preventive maintenance tips on the pitot tube of military aircraft. Covering the tubes to protect it from insects and dirt; Steps in cleaning the pitot tube and static lines.
- Remarks on the Theory of the Pitot Tube. Akimoff, N. W. // Journal: American Water Works Association;Mar2014, Vol. 106 Issue 3, p12
A reprint of the article "Remarks on the Theory of the Pitot Tube," by N. W. Akimoff that was published in the March 1914 issue is presented.
- Pitot pressure indications of condensation in a nozzle flow. Bailey, A. B.; Price, L. L. // Physics of Fluids (00319171);May85, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p1563
Some recent experimental studies of the expansion of gases from a diverging nozzle into hard vacuum have shown that for some nozzle flow conditions there are large off-centerline spikes in the exit plane pitot pressure profiles. Based on the results of the present study it has been suggested...
- How Fast Are We Going? Garrison, Peter // Flying;Mar2003, Vol. 130 Issue 3, p86
Focuses on the method used in calculating the speed of airplanes. Utilization of pitot-static system; Details of position error; Factors affecting pitot pressure.
- PLANT CONDITIONS CHALLENGE ACCURATE AIRFLOW MEASUREMENT. Dave, Paresh // Power Engineering;Aug2000, Vol. 104 Issue 8, p51
Focuses on technologies used in power plants for accurately measuring airflow. Favorable features of Pitot tube, a devise used by the power industry for airflow traversing; Definition of repeatability in measuring and balancing airflow; Types of devices used in conjunction with airflow traversing.
- Linear pitot-tube air-speed indicator. Stephen Woodward, W. // Electronic Design;06/09/97, Vol. 45 Issue 12, p164
Presents information on of the methods used for measuring air speed, focusing on the use of Pitot-tube impact-pressure air-speed indicator. Advantages of the use of the Pitot method; How the method works; Efficiency of the results acquired by the Pitot method.