Thread: Low air speed
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Old 12-20-2011, 06:38 PM
Tom Martin Tom Martin is offline
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set your altimeter to field elevation and then do a low pass (100) over the runway and note the altimeter setting. You will have to eyeball the 100 feet but if the altimeter is reading something much different then the 100 feet plus field elevation then you have a static error.
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