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FAA Wants New Flight Data Controllers  
User currently offlineCasInterest From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 4588 posts, RR: 2
Posted (9 years 6 months 1 week 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 2075 times:

New Flight Data Recorders

Looks like the FAA has finally gotten a plan together. Sounds like a good idea, espicially to reconstruct disasters. However is there a concern that too much can be recorded from each flight? Aren't they reset every flight if there is no incident, or do some airlines periodically pull records?


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User currently offlineOPNLguy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (9 years 6 months 1 week 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 2008 times:

>>>FAA Wants New Flight Data Controllers

For a second, I thought this was another thread on controller hiring...  Big grin

The NTSB has long recommended improvements to cockpit voice and flight data recorders, and it's good to finally see some movement on the issue...


User currently offlineFriendlySkies From United States of America, joined Aug 2004, 4105 posts, RR: 5
Reply 2, posted (9 years 6 months 1 week 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 2008 times:

Why not spend money on a new air traffic control system? Wasn't Boeing doing something with that?

User currently offlineMD11LuxuryLinr From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 1385 posts, RR: 14
Reply 3, posted (9 years 6 months 1 week 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 1990 times:

Quoting FriendlySkies (reply 2):
Why not spend money on a new air traffic control system


The Federal government would pay for that, wouldn't they?


Airlines would pay for the new black boxes.


As far as pilots protesting the installing of video cameras in the cockpit because they feel its an invasion of privacy.. I'm a bit confused about that. Their movements (control inputs) and voice are already recorded.. They have no privacy already..



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User currently offlineAa777jr From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (9 years 6 months 1 week 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 1934 times:

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,148642,00.html

User currently offlineIsitsafenow From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 4984 posts, RR: 23
Reply 5, posted (9 years 6 months 1 week 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 1912 times:

The government will pay for it because the airlines are broke. They will levy an new fee called the Data Recorders Fee on each ticket segment of $4.00 for one year on each flight in and into the USA.
N O T

Don't laugh...I would NOT put this past the government.
safe



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