ICAO standard atmosphere


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ICAO stan·dard at·mos·phere

the standard atmosphere adopted by the International Civil Aviation Organization, used for calibrating altimeters and for expressing hypobaric chamber pressures in terms of equivalent altitude; it ignores many deviations found in nature.

ICAO stan·dard at·mos·phere

(stan'dărd at'mŏs-fēr)
The standard atmosphere adopted by the International Civil Aviation Organization, used for calibrating altimeters and for expressing hypobaric chamber pressures in terms of equivalent altitude.