Latest Flight data recorder Stories

2009-10-19 16:12:00

CALGARY, Alberta, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The tragic loss of AF447 over the South Atlantic brought new focus on determining the cause of such inexplicable events - such as when a state of the art aircraft suddenly falls from the sky and is lost, seemingly forever. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091019/LA94880) The few tantalizing clues that were transmitted from the aircraft were insufficient to do anything more than suggest a number of possibilities, but nothing...

2009-06-12 07:00:00

AeroMechanical Services Ltd. TSX-V Trading Symbol "AMA" A Tier 2 Industrial Issuer CALGARY, June 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - AeroMechanical Services, Ltd has completed testing of an upgrade to its Automated Flight Information Reporting System (afirs(TM)) that allows continuous streaming of GPS position and aircraft parameter data from aircraft to ground in addition to the currently deployed event-driven reporting of position and selected aircraft data. The prototype development...

2008-08-02 15:00:17

CHICAGO, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jim Hall, former Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and Counsel to the Nolan Law Group issued the following statement today: At his press availability in Minnesota Friday morning, NTSB Member Steven Chealander revealed that there was no flight data recorder (FDR) installed on the Hawker 800 that crashed in Owatonna, MN, on Thursday morning. Fortunately, the cockpit voice recorder (CVR) will provide some limited...

2008-07-24 12:00:49

GE-Aviation today announced it has completed qualification and has begun delivery of its new enhanced airborne flight recorder (EAFR) for the Boeing 787 aircraft. "GE's flight recorder is the first to meet the new FAA regulations and we are delighted to be on the Boeing 787 with this technology." said John Ferrie, President of GE's Aviation Systems. "The enhanced airborne flight recorder is the newest in our recorder product family and includes improved capabilities for safety investigators...

2005-08-17 19:05:13

By Patrick Markey CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuelan investigators on Wednesday probed for clues in the crash of West Caribbean Airways flight 708 that killed all 160 aboard as rescue workers dug out the last bodies from the aircraft's shattered fuselage. The Colombian charter jet, carrying tourists home to the French Caribbean island of Martinique from Panama, plummeted into the ground early on Tuesday in western Venezuela after reporting engine trouble in the country's worst...

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