Solid State Memory Assembly, Flight Data Recorder, Aircraft

Flight Data Recorders designed after about 1990 used all solid state recording, which had no moving parts and was better able to survive the effects of a crash. This is an unflown example of such a storage device.

Gift of Loral Data Systems.

Physical Description:
Circuit board with 18 integrated circuits and 55 discrete componenets; ribbon wire harness with connectors on each end; serial # labels and inspection labels included; silk scrowl assembly number.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Loral Data Systems

Type
AVIONICS

Materials
Silicon chips, wire, connectors
Dimensions
3-D (Circuit Board): 7.6 x 6.6cm (3 x 2 5/8 in.)
3-D (Wire Assembly): 20.3 x 6.4cm (8 x 2 1/2 in.)

Flight Data Recorders designed after about 1990 used all solid state recording, which had no moving parts and was better able to survive the effects of a crash. This is an unflown example of such a storage device.

Gift of Loral Data Systems.

Physical Description:
Circuit board with 18 integrated circuits and 55 discrete componenets; ribbon wire harness with connectors on each end; serial # labels and inspection labels included; silk scrowl assembly number.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Loral Data Systems

Type
AVIONICS

Materials
Silicon chips, wire, connectors
Dimensions
3-D (Circuit Board): 7.6 x 6.6cm (3 x 2 5/8 in.)
3-D (Wire Assembly): 20.3 x 6.4cm (8 x 2 1/2 in.)

ID: A19950039000