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Airspeed Color Codes


Instrument Flying Handbook Menu>Flight Instruments>Pitot-Static Instruments >Airspeed Indicators>Airspeed Color Codes

The dial of an airspeed indicator is color coded to alert you, at a glance, of the significance of the speed at which the aircraft is flying. These colors and their associated airspeeds are shown in figure 3-13.

Figure 3-13. Color codes for an airspeed indicator.




Airspeed Indicators
Vertical Speed Indicators (VSI)
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