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When two chemical compounds come together, but are not chemically combined it is called a ?
mixture
The volume of fuel and air is controlled by the throttle which operates the _______
carburetor
The instrument which monitors the electrical current or flow is called the ______.
ammeter
The engine speed is monitored by the ______.
tachometer
This instrument monitors pressure and displays this as height above sea level
altimeter
This instrument displays a rate of change in altitude and gives the pilot a rate of climb, or descent
vertical speed indicator
This instrument records the difference between still air(static) and air being rammed into the system.
airspeed indicator
The information you get when you read the airspeed indicator directly is
indicated airspeed
The actual speed of the airplane through the air is called _____.
True airspeed
These instruments are based on the principle of a spinning gyroscope.
attitude indicator, turn coordinator, and heading indicator
What three main flight instruments operate from the pitot/static system?
airspeed indicator, altimeter, vertical speed indicator
What flight instrument gives a precise rate of turn information?
turn coordinator
What flight instrument is actually an artificial compass?
heading indicator
What aircraft instrument was once known as the artificial horizon?
attitude indicator
What two gauges monitor the operation of the oil system?
oil temperature and oil pressure gauges