stall warning devices/stall detectors


stall warning devices/stall detectors
Devices to detect the onset of a stall and a mechanism to warn the pilot. A stall detector may either be a spring-loaded vane located in the leading edge or it may obtain a signal from an angle of attack indicator. The warning can be given in the form of a warning light, a horn, a stick shaker, or any combination of these.
Stall warning device with stagnation point above vane.
Stall warning device at near-stall condition with a stagnation point below vane.

Aviation dictionary. 2014.

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