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2014-07-23 12:22:56

THE HAGUE, THE NETHERLANDS, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday 22 July 2014 at 22:00 in Kiev, Ukraine, the flight data and cockpit voice recorders (the 'black boxes') from the Malaysian Airlines flight 17 were taken into custody by the Dutch ambassador and a team of investigators led by the Dutch Safety Board. The Dutch Safety Board requested that the Air Accident Investigation Branch of the United Kingdom (AAIB) perform the data download from both the recorders. The...

2014-07-23 12:21:48

THE HAGUE, the Netherlands, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Investigation effort in full swing, black boxes currently being read out The Dutch Safety Board took over formal responsibility for the air crash investigation from Ukraine yesterday evening. The two black boxes have since arrived in the United Kingdom, where they are currently being read out and analysed by a team of international specialists. The on-site investigation in Ukraine is currently in full swing....

2012-12-21 05:02:34

According to the Los Angeles Times*, a proposal to make event data recorders standard on all new model light passenger vehicles is expected to be finalized in the near future. Event data recorders, more commonly known as “black boxes”, collect important information that can be used to help find the cause of serious-injury auto collisions. Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) December 20, 2012 According to the Los Angeles Times*, a proposal to make event data recorders standard on all...

2010-02-01 14:37:00

MIAMI, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Avionica is proud to announce that our miniQAR Mk III has been added to our miniQAR AML (Approved Model List) STC. Avionica invented the miniature QAR, and is an industry leader in QAR technology, with over 5,000 worldwide installations, in nearly 100 aircraft types, recording the data of airline, corporate, and military operators, worldwide. And miniQARs are known to be exceptionally reliable. "Our miniQAR Mk III is now available for immediate shipment,"...

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...


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