turn-and-bank indicator

turn-and-bank indicator [tʉrn′ən baŋk′]
n.
an airplane instrument that coordinates the rate of turn with the degree of bank to help the pilot avoid a slip or skid: also turn-and-slip indicator

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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  • Turn and bank indicator — Wendezeiger in der klassischen Form (turn indicator) Wendezeiger, wie er heute in Motorflugzeugen üblich ist (turn coordinator) Ein Wendezeiger ist ein elektrisch a …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Turn and bank indicator — In aviation, the turn and bank indicator shows the rate of turn and the coordination (slip or skid) of the turn. The rate of turn is indicated from a rate gyroscopically and the coordination of the turn is shown by either a pendulum or a heavy… …   Wikipedia

  • turn-and-bank indicator — /terrn euhn bangk /, Aeron. See bank and turn indicator. * * * …   Universalium

  • turn-and-bank indicator — /terrn euhn bangk /, Aeron. See bank and turn indicator …   Useful english dictionary

  • turn and bank indicator — noun : an instrument combining the functions of a turn indicator and a lateral inclinometer …   Useful english dictionary

  • turn and bank indicator — noun An aircraft instrument that shows both the aircrafts rate of turn about the vertical axis and also the amount of banking about the longitudinal axis …   Wiktionary

  • turn-and-slip indicator — /terrn euhn slip /. See bank and turn indicator. [1950 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • turn-and-slip indicator — /terrn euhn slip /. See bank and turn indicator. [1950 55] …   Useful english dictionary

  • bank indicator — noun also banking indicator Etymology: bank (I) : relative inclinometer * * * Aeron. a flight instrument that measures the angle of roll about an aircraft s horizontal axis, thereby indicating whether or not the aircraft is skidding or slipping.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bank indicator — Aeron. a flight instrument that measures the angle of roll about an aircraft s horizontal axis, thereby indicating whether or not the aircraft is skidding or slipping. Also called ball indicator, slip indicator. Cf. bank and turn indicator. * * * …   Universalium

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