|Quoting soon7x7 (Reply 4):|
The fact that in three total Airbus airframe hull losses, the vertical fin detached in tact and floated on the surface of the water...this would certainly result in rapid recovery of the data
|Quoting XT6Wagon (Reply 5):|
I am somewhat suprised that the FAA hasn't asked for atleast a study on the costs for a solidstate memory box to mirror the data on the recorder.
|Quoting tdscanuck (Reply 9):|
That's great to help you find the vertical fin...but that's usually not with the aircraft. It would work, but you'd want to install separate pingers on the airframe so you could locate it independently of the black box.