readytotaxi From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2006, 3569 posts, RR: 2 Posted (3 years 2 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 3000 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, 22346 posts, RR: 55
Reply 2, posted (3 years 2 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 2975 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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