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.
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.
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.
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.
Radiation Tolerance Meets Commercial Space
The wave of commercially developed communications and remote-sensing satellites seeks to balance costs, capability, size, weight, and power consumption in the latest new space designs.
Contested Space, Small Sats, and the Gamble on COTS in Space
Contested space, where nations compete for military dominance outside Earth’s atmosphere, is driving many military space platforms, but commercial space and small satellites continue to change the way the military suppliers of space electronics approach radiation-hardened component design from testing to deployment.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Curtiss-Wright Showcases Latest Avionics, Vetronics, and Naval Solutions at DSEI 2019
Featured products will include ultra-small form factor mission computers and network switches, rugged high capacity storage solutions - such as the Data Transport System, and size, weight, and power (SWaP)-optimized embedded avionics systems - such as the ultra-lightweight Fortress Crash Protected Recorder.
Curtiss-Wright Introduces First 10GbE Line-Rate Data Recorder for Flight Test Instrumentation Applications
Curtiss-Wright introduces the first 10GbE line-rate data recorder for flight test instrumentation applications.