Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR)

This is an unflown example of a Cockpit Voice Recorder, similar to those that have been installed in most commercial US aircraft since the 1990s. It recodes sounds in the cabin, including voices but also background sounds such as the engines or other noises, that may be very helpful to investigators trying to find the cause of a crash.

Gift of Loral Data Systems.

Physical Description:
Rectangular box with handle and locating beacon on front face filled with electronics, painted International Orange with two diagonal white stripes.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Loral Data Systems

Type
AVIONICS

Materials
Circuit cards - Epoxy glass
Circuit Chips - Integrated
Connectors - Integrated
Housing - Stainless Steel
Dimensions
3-D: 36.8 x 12.7 x 20.3cm, 8.6kg (14 1/2 x 5 x 8 in., 18 7/8lb.)

This is an unflown example of a Cockpit Voice Recorder, similar to those that have been installed in most commercial US aircraft since the 1990s. It recodes sounds in the cabin, including voices but also background sounds such as the engines or other noises, that may be very helpful to investigators trying to find the cause of a crash.

Gift of Loral Data Systems.

Physical Description:
Rectangular box with handle and locating beacon on front face filled with electronics, painted International Orange with two diagonal white stripes.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Loral Data Systems

Type
AVIONICS

Materials
Circuit cards - Epoxy glass
Circuit Chips - Integrated
Connectors - Integrated
Housing - Stainless Steel
Dimensions
3-D: 36.8 x 12.7 x 20.3cm, 8.6kg (14 1/2 x 5 x 8 in., 18 7/8lb.)

ID: A19950037000