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flight recorder

n.
An event recorder that records data about an aircraft's flight, such as airspeed, heading, and the procedures followed by the pilot.

flight recorder

n
(Aeronautics) an electronic device fitted to an aircraft for storing information concerning its performance in flight. It is often used to determine the cause of a crash. Also called: black box

flight′ record`er


n.
an electronic device aboard an aircraft that automatically records certain aspects of the aircraft's performance in flight; black box.
[1945–50]
Translations
enregistreur de vol

flight recorder

nregistratore m di volo
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