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** See Utube of full tear down of a mid 1980s "black box" flight data  
recorder.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQehX0rVYuY


Fascinating.

The "pinger" is a tiny piece of junk  !!!

FYI:

No ugly faces or manic histrionics involved in the commentary.

Dave Jones eat you heart out.


....  Phil




Re: Black Box Teardown
On 9/04/2014 9:35 PM, Phil Allison wrote:
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Pretty much what I expected.

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It's a single purpose device best kept as simple as possible for  
reliability, battery life etc. That whole FDR is pretty old school though.

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The commentary nearly sent me to sleep, no chance of that when Dave is  
talking (whether he's annoying or not is subjective, but Dave is never  
boring).


Re: Black Box Teardown
On Thu, 10 Apr 2014 06:50:28 +0800, Clocky wrote:


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Currently out there and as a link off one of the endless MH370 articles  
is an article on FDR's and the origin, current and future activities.

Apz, but unale to relocate it again.

this one is sort of related.  
http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25317-five-ways-to-make-sure-we-
never-lose-a-plane-again.html#.U0YVYt0vDb0

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