The flight recorders
should provide a clearer picture of why the pilot failed to respond to a request from the control tower to change direction, even though he acknowledged their commands.
The flight recorder
is more commonly known as a black box; a funny title as it is neither black nor a box, really.
Airlines will have to be able to recover data from flight recorders
"in a timely manner" and extend the duration of cockpit voice recodings to 25 hours so that all phases of operation are recorded.
They said the underwater hunt for the flight recorder
"has finished" but added that more searches could be launched.
GE Aviation, a provider of jet engines and components and integrated systems and product solutions for commercial and military aircraft and a business unit of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), announced on Thursday (24 July) that the company has begun delivery of its new enhanced airborne flight recorder
(EAFR) for the Boeing 787 aircraft.
A flight recorder
that washed up on a beach in Somalia last week is not from the missing Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370, an Australian official said Monday, according to the Guardian.
DEPARTMENT FOR TRANSPORT of United kingdom has invited companies to submit bids for the tender floated for Contract notice: Towed Flight Recorder
Underwater Locator Beacon System.
The black box flight recorder
was only recovered this month and it sheds new light on the mysterious disappearance of Airbus Flight 447 from Rio de Janeiro to Paris.
The flight recorder
from an Airbus A320 which crashed in Honduras on Friday (30 May) has been recovered.
When a problem is detected, AppSight captures a synchronized, real-time log of user actions, system events, performance metrics, configuration data, and code execution flow - much like the "black box" flight recorder
on an aircraft captures a real-time record of a flight.
It was recovered from the seabed by an unmanned submarine days after the plane's other flight recorder
At the briefing, the safety board displayed the thick aluminum recorder case, roughly the size of a hard-cover book, that held the flight recorder
in the jet's tail section.