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8.10 Atmospheric Pressure and Density

8.10.2 Define ‘atmospheric pressure’.

8.10.4 State the pressure units used in New Zealand aviation.

8.10.6 State the significance of air pressure to aviation.

8.10.8 Define ‘pressure lapse rate’.

8.10.10 State the approximate pressure lapse rate in the atmosphere below 10,000ft.

8.10.12 Explain how surface pressure rises when air is added to the vertical column above the ground, and vice versa.

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