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5.1.2: Instruments requirements

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    ICAO establishes the criteria (some are rules, other recommendations) to design, manufacture, and install the instruments. Some of these recommendations are:

    • All instruments should be located in a way that can be read clearly and easily by the pilot (or the corresponding member of the crew).
    • The illumination should be enough to be able to read without disturbance nor reflection at dark.
    • The flight instruments, navigation instruments, and engines instruments to be used by the pilot must be located in front of his/her view.
    • All flight instruments must be grouped together in the instrument panel.
    • All engine instruments should be conveniently grouped to be readable by the appropriate member of the crew.
    • The multiengine aircraft must have identical instruments for each engine, and be located in a way that avoids any possible confusion.
    • The instruments should be installed so that are subject to minimal vibrations.

    5.1.2: Instruments requirements is shared under a CC BY-SA 3.0 license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Manuel Soler Arnedo via source content that was edited to conform to the style and standards of the LibreTexts platform; a detailed edit history is available upon request.