Pitot-Venturi Tube

Display Status:

This object is on display in the Boeing Aviation Hangar at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA.

Collection Item Summary:

A combined Pitot-Venturi tube for airspeed measurement of aircraft, circa 1917. The pressure measured by this tube mounted in the air stream was fed to an airspeed indicator in the cockpit.