readytotaxi From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2006, 3264 posts, RR: 2 Posted (2 years 3 months 1 week 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 2651 times:
I was wondering where the microphone for the CVR is located in a cockpit.
Is it a feed from the pilots headsets or something remotely located within the cockpit.
From tapes it appears to pick up all surrounding sounds. TIA
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Mir From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 21637 posts, RR: 55
Reply 2, posted (2 years 3 months 1 week 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 2626 times:
There's generally a microphone that captures ambient noise (so you can hear things like switches being flipped, handles being moved, etc.) and then the headsets and microphones get recorded as well. But things will vary based on the type of airplane and the type of recorder.
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