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by [OFS] Gosling (en) / Jerry - Friday, 25 September 2020, 6:30 PM

Outside Air Temperature

The temperature of the air around the aircraft.  

Low temperature causes the air to be more dense and so appear as if the aircraft is flying lower when assessed on a Barometric Altimeter.  

Average Air Temperature at sea level for the ICAO Standard Atmosphere is 15°

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