static tube

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a measuring instrument used to measure static pressure in a stream of fluid

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Ice was allowed to build up on various parts of P-3's airframe including the windshield, wheel pod, and pitot static tube (which provides airspeed and altitude information).
Pay attention to the pilot static tubes when covering the nose and windshield as you try to hook the main rotor pylon track opening.
When standing on the aircraft to secure the cover, some mechanics forget how close their face is to the opening of the pilot static tubes on both sides of the aircraft.