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ARL Flight Memory Recorder - Fire Testing Prototype, 1958 Object Reg. No: ST 033206

Summary:
A fire testing prototype of the ARL Flight Memory Recorder unit. This unit was tested by the Aeronautical Research Laboratories under extreme heat to ensure it would survive an aircraft accident and subsequent fuel fire.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Aeronautical Research Laboratories (ARL), 1982
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 195 mm (Height), 195 mm (Width), 260 mm (Length)
Dimension Comment: BOX HAS SLIGHTLY BULGED FROM FIRE TESTING. DETACHED PLATE MEASURES 19.1 X 19.1 X 5.8CM.

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Tagged with: aeronautical instruments, aircraft equipment, flight memory recorders, flight recorders, aeroplanes, australian innovations
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, Transport Collection, Dr David Warren, AO, Research Scientist & Inventor (1925-2010), ARL Flight Memory Recorder, Fokker Friendship
Primary Classification: AIR TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Safety & Regulation
Tertiary Classification: flight recorders
Manufacturer: Aeronautical Research Laboratories (ARL), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1958
Inventor: Dr David Warren - Aeronautical Research Laboratories (ARL), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1958

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