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Altimeter reading

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An aircraft took off from Bournemouth in UK, early in the morning under standard atmospheric conditions and landed after 3 hours at Holme fen (lowest point in UK), (assuming elevation at that point is -400m) and temperature of 30 Celsius

What the altimeter in the cockpit is showing at time of landing assuming barometric pressure at sea level does not change?


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  1. Lucas on Nov 23, 2014

    Here is a video we made a while back discussing the altimeter and problems similar to the one you are asking. It is in inches of mercury but the process is the same:



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