L3 has been selected by Airbus to provide and integrate new voice and data flight recorders
for the entire range of Airbus commercial aircraft, the company said.
DRS Leonardo is pleased to supply its ADFR technology to L3 and Airbus, said Martin Munro, Vice President and General Manager for its Canadian manufacturing facility, The incorporation of a deployable recording system supports recent ICAO requirements to aid in the identification and location of a downed-aircraft while enabling the rapid recovery of flight recorder
Two "black box" flight recorders
have now be retrieved from the crashed EgyptAir flight MS804, reported Reuters.
But new helicopters should only be required to have full black box flight recorders
from January 2018.
3 k e to A dozen aircraft and 13 ships are continuing to look for the flight recorder
of the Malaysian Airlines jet that vanished four weeks ago with 239 people on board.
Lebanese army search teams said on Wednesday they had retrieved the second "black box" containing the flight recorder
The Lebanese army handed the flight recorder
to the special investigation committee on Sunday.
Investigators have been desperate to recover clues but have failed to find the flight recorder
, which they believe is stuck in a crevice or in the seabed.
Data has come from flight recorders
submerged in saltwater and seared by 1,000-degree temperatures.
Russian defence ministry has reported recovery teams retrieved one of the flight recorders
from Tupolev Airlines flight Tu-154B that crashed in the Black Sea on 25 December, the company said.
A second flight recorder
has been retrieved from the crashed EgyptAir flight MS804, containing data from aircraft systems which could shed light on what brought the plane down last month, Egyptian investigators said on Friday.