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Build or Buy: The Strains of Designing a Flight Recorder

Designing a flight recorder (FR) that complies to international standards and crash survivability is very challenging and is usually far more expensive than buying one from an established FR manufacturer.

12/21/2020
Curtiss-Wright Receives EASA Certification for Imaging Multi-Purpose Flight Recorder

Curtiss-Wright Receives EASA Certification for Imaging Multi-Purpose Flight Recorder

Imaging flight recorder, cockpit area camera, cockpit area microphone, and imaging cockpit control elements receive EASA Technical Standard Order.

12/21/2020

Types of Flight Recorders and How to Choose the Right One

Commercial airlines often use two types of flight recorders – a flight data recorder (FDR) and a cockpit voice recorder (CVR) – for different functionality.

12/01/2020
Curtiss-Wright Expands Industry Leading Flight Test Data Recorder Family with Enhanced Ethernet Recorder/Field Configurable DAU Chassis

Curtiss-Wright Expands Flight Test Data Recorder Family with Enhanced Ethernet Recorder/Field Configurable DAU Chassis

Compact SSR/CHS/001 Ethernet Multi-Role Recorder that supports up to four KAM-500 data acquisition modules adds PTP v2 grandmaster and slave support.

06/23/2020
Avionics International

Will Today’s Cybersecurity Guidelines and Standards Become Mandates for Connected Aircraft Systems?

Aviation cybersecurity mandates by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) are coming in the next two years.

04/09/2020
Flight Global

Curtiss-Wright and Honeywell Showcase EASA-compliant Fortress Flight Recorders

Curtiss-Wright is using the Singapore show to showcase a new-generation flight recorder that can store 25h of cockpit audio recordings, meeting a mandate for commercial aircraft set to take effect in 2021.

02/13/2020
Curtiss-Wright Showcases Next Generation Compact, Lightweight Flight Data Recorders at 2020 Singapore Airshow

Curtiss-Wright Showcases Next Generation Compact, Lightweight Flight Data Recorders at 2020 Singapore Airshow

Fortress combines Cockpit Voice Recorder, Flight Data Recorder, DataLink Recorder, and Airborne Image Recorder in a single unit, bringing COTS-based Usage Monitoring and Predictive Maintenance solutions to the Avionics Market.

02/10/2020
Military & Aerospace Electronics

Designers of Small Rugged Computers for the Battlefield Balance Size, Performance, and Cooling

Commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) components are being embraced so the technology can be serviced at the base instead of waiting for specialized parts or sending the system back state-side.

02/03/2020
Military & Aerospace Electronics

Military Cyber Security: Threats and Solutions

U.S. government and military are taking a lead role in protecting sensitive computers from cyber attack, and solutions finally are on the horizon.

12/18/2019
Military & Aerospace Electronics

Trusted Computing: An Overview

Attacks are getting sophisticated. Examples include Rowhammer, Meltdown, Spectre, and others. System designers need to consider many attack vectors.

12/18/2019
Aerospace Testing International

Data Capture for FTI

New commercial and military aircraft production is preceded by extensive flight tests to prove the performance of the aircraft and its sub-systems.

12/06/2019
Aerospace Testing International

Curtiss-Wright Demos Total Flight Test Instrumentation Solution at ITC 2019

The company’s Aerospace Instrumentation group presented its system-level flight test instrumentation (FTI) to hundreds of delegates at this year’s show.

10/23/2019