Magnetic Tape, Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR), Aircraft

This is an example of how flight data was stored on flight data recorders from about the 1960s through the 1980s. Magnetic tape has since been replaced by all solid-stated storage devices.

Gift of Loral Data Systems.

Physical Description:
Typical tape reel from flight data of voice stored on magnetic tape.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Loral Data Systems

Type
AVIONICS

Materials
Plastic
Dimensions
3-D: 11.4 x 11.4 x 1.3cm (4 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 1/2 in.)

This is an example of how flight data was stored on flight data recorders from about the 1960s through the 1980s. Magnetic tape has since been replaced by all solid-stated storage devices.

Gift of Loral Data Systems.

Physical Description:
Typical tape reel from flight data of voice stored on magnetic tape.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Loral Data Systems

Type
AVIONICS

Materials
Plastic
Dimensions
3-D: 11.4 x 11.4 x 1.3cm (4 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 1/2 in.)

ID: A19950038000