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equipment that records information about the performance of an aircraft during flight

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The flight data recorder was brought by helicopter to Pangkalan Bun, the southern Borneo town that has been the base for the search effort, and then flown to Jakarta for analysis.
A statement from the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) said: "The combined voice and flight data recorder from the AS332 L2 Super Puma helicopter has been successfully recovered and will be transported to the AAIB HQ in Farnborough later today.
The flight data recorder stores technical data from the flight.
MORONI, Comoros: An International team on Friday retrieved a slightly damaged flight data recorder from a Yemenia Airways flight that crashed in the Indian Ocean on June 30, killing 152 people, Comoros-based officials said.
The boxes are the flight data recorder (not black in colour but actually orange) and the cockpit voice recorder.
Denise Abreu, director of Brazil's Civil Aviation Agency, said that after analysing the flight data recorder of the executive jet, "what we can affirm is that there was a collision".
Kay Yong, managing director of Taiwan's Aviation Safety Council, said salvage workers were able to determine the location of the flight data recorder during dives in the afternoon after picking up weak acoustic signals emitted from it early Tuesday.
The company uses solid state memory chips as a recording medium and introduced the first commercial solid state flight data recorder in 1989.
The plane's flight data recorder, which could provide vital clues to the tragedy, has a memory flaw.
Searchers found Thursday the flight data recorder of an Air Philippines jetliner that crashed Wednesday in the southern Philippines, killing all 131 people on board.
Indonesian official TV channel broadcasted today information, quoting local authorities that the black box which includes cockpit voice recorder was found close to flight data recorder location, and it will be transferred to Jakarta by Indonesia Marine ship, in order to analysis its content.
The flight data recorder holds a wealth of information on many of the plane's instruments, while the cockpit voice recorder stores radio transmissions and sounds in the cockpit.
Indonesian divers have retrieved the flight data recorder of crashed AirAsia Flight QZ8501, say officials, reports BBC.
com offers "Cockpit Voice (Black Box), Towed Pinger Locator, Distress Radio Beacons, Flight Data Recorder Market by Application (Commercial, Military, UAV's) by Geography(North America, Latin America, The Middle East, APAC, And Europe)- Forecast and Analysis to 2014 - 2020" global research report in its store.
According to market research report " Cockpit Voice (Black Box), Towed Pinger Locator, Distress Radio Beacons, Flight Data Recorder Market by Application( Commercial, Military, UAV ' s) by Geography( North America, Latin America, The Middle East, APAC, and Europe)- Forecast and Analysis to 2014 - 2020 " by MarketsandMarkets, The cockpit voice recorder and flight data recorder market is expected to be at $136.
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