This pitot test adaptor has been designed to fit pitot probes with P/N: 0851HL, which are located on the nose of the aircraft and once installed, the tool will test simultaneously each system. This Pitot Test Adaptor is compatible with Airbus A320, A319, A321 and A330 models. Dec 28, 2010 · Well, not exactly a new airliner, but I have seen this method used on the MD-8x. Also, just because it is low tech doesn't mean it isn't effective. Why waste time on a fancy gizmo that needs to be designed, certified, built and maintained when you can do the same job just as well with a stick and flashlight?
This pitot test adaptor has been designed to fit pitot probes with P/N: 0851HL, which are located on the nose of the aircraft and once installed, the tool will test simultaneously each system. This Pitot Test Adaptor is compatible with Airbus A320, A319, A321 and A330 models.
pitot probes on ground, and at recommending crews to accurately check the condition of pitot probes before flight, and to abort their take-offs when airspeed indication is detected unreliable. 2 Investigation of an in-service occurrence For the purpose of this review we will refer to an event that was recently experienced on an A330. Recently, one aircraft (3 year old A320) has the forward three pitot probes heavily burned around the lenght heated part of the pitot tube. Other aircraft are nothing like this and I snag them each time, but next time I fly same aircraft, they are still there and I would'nt have seen what the engineers wrote in the tech-log.
Sep 20, 2011 · Ice crystals blocked the pitot probes on two Airbus A330s that were cruising at high altitudes in the vicinity of convective weather activity, causing erroneous airspeed indications and reduced autoflight systems operation, according to a report issued in June by the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). The Aero-Instruments' 0851HL-AI Pitot Probe can now be installed on the more than 4,500 Airbus A318, A319, A320, A321, A330 and A340 series airplanes in operation worldwide. Pitot probes inlet obstruction on the ground can be caused by unexpected sources such as sand, dirt, dust or insect nesting activity. This is why it is important to think about when to install Pitot probe covers for an aircraft on the ground to protect its air data system performance.