Questions tagged [flight-data-recorder]

A flight data recorder, or FDR, is one of two flight recorders ("black boxes"), used to record pilot input and aircraft parameters for the purpose of investigation of accidents and incidents.

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Where, exactly, is the Boeing 727's FDR located?

I'm working on a history report and I am trying to find a diagram that shows where the flight data recorder would have been on a Boeing 727 in 1984, specifically for Eastern Airlines. I know the ...
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Has a flight data recorder or cockpit voice recorder ever failed in an accident?

Has there been a time either during an aviation accident or during normal flight where the flight data recorder or the cockpit voice recorder devices failed or the data was significantly corrupted?
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How to find the plane a FDR came from?

I'm trying to find out which plane a Sundstrand UFDR came from and have narrowed it down to 5 possible planes. How can I confirm which of the 5 planes the FDR recorder came from? I did a lot of ...
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What is the difference between Flight data recorder and performance data recorder

Does Flight Data Recorder consists of performance data or both of them are recorded separately. Do we also have flexibility when to start recording performance data like Records the initial ...
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