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Pitot-static tube

[pee-toh-stat-ik, pee-toh-] /ˈpi toʊˈstæt ɪk, piˈtoʊ-/

noun, (often lowercase) Aeronautics.
a device combining a with a static tube: used to measure airspeed.
combined Pitot and static pressure tubes placed in a fluid flow to measure the total and static pressures. The difference in pressures, as recorded on a manometer or airspeed indicator, indicates the fluid velocity Also called Pitot tube


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