bank indicator

bank indicator
noun also banking indicator
Etymology: bank (I)

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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.

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bank indicator,
a flight instrument used together with a turn indicator to measure skidding or slipping of an aircraft in a turn. It shows the aircraft's angle of roll about its longitudinal axis.

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