View the chart Total Pitot Blockage in PDF format. LYON, France—Airbus is warning operators against teaching pilots how to react to a “total Pitot blocked” failure in climb or descent, which the airframer deems unrealistic and the simulation of which can create confusion about aircraft systems. The airspeed is calculated from the difference between the total pressure (at Pitot inlet level) and the static pressure. In a total Pitot blocked failure, both the inlet and ...


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