i. The installation and use of electronic, gyroscopic, and other instruments for the purpose of detecting, measuring, recording, telemetering, processing, or analyzing different values or quantities as encountered in the flight of an aerial vehicle.
ii. A field of engineering concerned with the design, composition, and arrangement of such instruments.

Aviation dictionary. 2014.

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