View Full Version: I just installed a new airspeed indicator, because I thought that my old one was bad, and it still is not reading the correct airspeed. I noticed that when I hooked it up that there was only the pitot hookup, and the static port was just left open. My question is, should there be a fitting on the static port, and should I run the static line all the way out?
Measuring Airflow with a Pitot Tube
Glossary | Airflow Developments Limited
Plane supports the use of an airspeed sensor, which can help in windy conditions, slow flight and autonomous landings. It is not recommended for most new users, however, as it does require additional tuning and adds one more layer of control to set up. The following sections explain how to wire sensors to the flight controller. Pixhawk can use this digital airspeed sensor. Using the rubber tubing, connect the longer extension on the pitot tube to the cone that protrudes from the top of the airspeed sensor board off the off-white, square section protruding off the top of the board , and connect the shorter extension on the pitot tube to the cone protruding from the base of the board. Pixhawk can also use this digital airspeed sensor with compass module. This may allow you to incorporate an external compass well away from sources of ElectroMagnmetic Interference EMI without additional cabling.
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I am concerned about an automation project in my country. There is a requirement for hook up diagram provision. Is it necessary to provide the hookup diagram for the following instruments? Normally, there are process hook ups and pneumatic hook ups. Pressure Instruments etc.
Pitot tubes are well suited for mid to high velocity airflow measurement, and are considered the standard by which all other airflow devices are compared. Accurate measurement requires density correction and a careful traverse. Because the accuracy is dictated by the pressure measurement device attached to the Pitot tube, there are often more economical ways hot wire and vane to measure airflow in low flow applications. For high flow or high temperature applications the Pitot tube is ideal. A Pitot tube measures total pressure and static pressure to determine the velocity pressure from which air velocity can be derived.