FE 101 #5 Airplanes Never Adjust for Curvature of Earth

2 thoughts on “FE 101 #5 Airplanes Never Adjust for Curvature of Earth

  1. izzy May 7, 2016 at 7:07 AM Reply

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attitude_indicator

    A look at the wikipedia article on attitude indicators paints a different picture concerning what these devices actually do and how they work. Apparently, adjustments and errors are part of the package, as the whole thing operates relative to the internal gyroscope that provides a frame of reference. That video seems more intentionally hysterical and misleading than anything else.

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