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FAA Wants New Flight Data Controllers

Fri Feb 25, 2005 9:01 am

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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RE: FAA Wants New Flight Data Controllers

Fri Feb 25, 2005 9:54 am

>>>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...
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RE: FAA Wants New Flight Data Controllers

Fri Feb 25, 2005 9:55 am

Why not spend money on a new air traffic control system? Wasn't Boeing doing something with that?
 
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RE: FAA Wants New Flight Data Controllers

Fri Feb 25, 2005 10:05 am

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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RE: FAA Wants New Flight Data Controllers

Fri Feb 25, 2005 11:16 am

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RE: FAA Wants New Flight Data Controllers

Fri Feb 25, 2005 11:57 am

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