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ARL Flight Memory Recorder - Ground Playback Equipment, 1962 Reg. No: ST 033208
- Alternative Name(s): 'Black Box' Flight Recorder
Ground-based unit for the prototype airborne ARL Flight Memory recorder unit invented by Dr David Warren. This unit is a playback station for separating cockpit speech and instrument reading recordings. The unit was first flight tested on 23 March 1962 on Fokker Friendship VH-CAV flying from Essendon airport.
This invention subsequently became colloquially known as the 'black box flight recorder'.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Aeronautical Research Laboratories (ARL), 1982
|Dimensions:||350 mm (Height), 239 mm (Width), 487 mm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||flight recorders, aeroplanes, flight memory recorders, black box flight recorders, australian innovations, innovation design|
|Themes this item is part of:||Engineering 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, 1962|
|Inventor:||Dr David Warren - Aeronautical Research Laboratories (ARL), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1962|