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Aircraft CPI [Crash Position Indicators]  
User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31712 posts, RR: 56
Posted (10 years 10 months 3 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 1679 times:

What are Aircraft CPI [Crash position Indicators].
Is it another name for the ELT.
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HAWK


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User currently offlineBackfire From Germany, joined Oct 2006, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (10 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 1558 times:

From what I understand, the CPI is an externally-mounted transmitting device, originally developed for use on military aircraft, which was designed to jettison a fraction of a second after impact - thereby throwing itself clear of the aircraft. This prevented it from sinking, being buried or being destroyed by fire while at the same time allowing it to remain close enough to the wreck to aid location by emergency services.

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