Thread: Hectopascals
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Old 14th Mar 2019, 09:18
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Originally Posted by meleagertoo View Post
There is always millibars, a universally-used unit that we all understand and can relate to, unlike the bizarre, meaningless Eurobabble hector-pastilles.

Oh? What? Were they?

Well why the digamma did they change it then? That is not progress.
Regretfully hectopascals is an ICAO SARP, not an EU requirement. Nobody knows why ICAO decided on hPa instead of mb especially as the value is the same.
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