Accession Number : ADP002696

Title :   The Use of Flight Recorders in the Investigation of Aircraft Mishaps,

Corporate Author : NATIONAL AERONAUTICAL ESTABLISHMENT OTTAWA (ONTARIO) FLIGHT RESEARCH LAB

Personal Author(s) : Caiger,B.

Report Date : OCT 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : Some problems that have been encountered in the recovery of information from flight recorders for the investigation of aircraft mishaps are described. Techniques for rapid dissemination of the information to investigators are illustrated. Future developments in the design of voice and data recorders are discussed. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Aircraft, *Accident investigations, *Flight recorders, *Digital recording systems, *Aviation safety, Military aircraft, Commercial aviation, Data acquisition, Voice communications, Reliability, Endurance(General), Damage assessment, Fires, Cassettes, Recovery, Symposia, Conferencing(Communications), Information exchange, Technology transfer

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE