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Definition of "pitot" [pitot]

  • A pitot head / pitot tube (noun)

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Use "pitot" in a sentence
  • "Airbus and regulators had established procedures to handle such situations with the probes, which are called pitot tubes."
  • "Automatic messages sent by the Airbus 330's computers showed it was receiving false air speed readings from sensors known as pitot tubes."
  • "As part of the Air France crash probe, investigators identified at least 17 instances of temporary malfunctions of external speed sensors, called pitot tubes, on A330 and A340 aircraft world-wide between 2003 and 2008."
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