Answering the Sky’s Unsolved Mysteries From the Ground

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August 22, 2017

Answering the Sky’s Unsolved Mysteries From the Ground

For more than 80 years, Curtiss-Wright has been developing products for numerous applications within the avionics and electronics industry. To deliver the technology of the future for the industry, Curtiss-Wright isn’t only dedicated to delivering creative solutions, but also to studying and venerating the decades of innovation that continue to pave the way for a future of endless possibilities.

Curtiss-Wright has developed an infographic on Flight data recorders and how this vital piece of technology has evolved over time. The history of these revolutionary and life-saving instruments hasn’t received much fanfare, despite the many answers they have provided about aircraft accidents. Curtiss-Wright’s easy to read and understand infographic covers the history, functionality, testing requirements and the future of crash protected recorders. Here is just a snapshot of the facts you may not know about some significant crashes and the infamous "black box".