Tag: Black Box

Airbus New Black Boxes Will Eject From Crashing Planes

Airbus will fit deployable flight data and cockpit voice recorders on new A350 XWB aircraft beginning in 2019 and on the rest of its long-range fleet soon thereafter. A deployable flight data recorder is designed to separate itself from the aircraft in a crash. They are particularly useful for crashes over water where accessing or […]

Main Black Box of Crashed Tu-154 Found at Depth of 17 Meters

The flight data recorder of the Tu-154 plane of the Russian Defense Ministry that crashed in the Black Sea on Sunday has been pulled from the water, a law enforcement source told TASS.  The main flight data recorder of the crashed Tu-154 plane will be taken to the Central Scientific and Research Institute of the […]

Black Box From Crashed EgyptAir Plane Retrieved

Search teams retrieved the cockpit voice recorder from EgyptAir flight MS804 on Thursday in a breakthrough for investigators seeking to explain what caused the plane to plunge into the sea, killing all 66 people on board. The Airbus A320 crashed into the Mediterranean early on May 19 on its way from Paris to Cairo. Since […]

Detected Signals ‘Likely From Doomed EgyptAir Black Boxes’

A French naval ship has picked up signals believed to be from the black boxes of the EgyptAir plane that crashed into the Mediterranean last month, killing all 66 people on board. The vessel picked up the signals from the seabed of the wreckage search area that is “assumed to be from one of the […]

Flydubai’s Damaged Flight Recorder Could Take a Month To Decode

“The received recorders are badly damaged mechanically,” Russia’s Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC) said in a statement on its website, alongside a photo of a crumpled recorder. “Specialists … have started the inspection, opening and removing the memory modules from their protective coverings for further work to restore the cable connections and prepare to copy the […]

Experts From China, UK and US Participate in Su-24 ‘Black Box’ Decoding

Experts from China, Great Britain and the US have participated in decoding of the flight recorder of the Russian Su-24 jet downed by Turkey over Syria, the Russian Defense Ministry said. Foreign experts have no complaints over Su-24 “black box” decoding, the Defense Ministry added. The decoding of the “black box” from a Russian warplane […]