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.
Country of Origin: United States of America
3-D Test (Circuit Board): 7.6 x 6.6cm (3 x 2 5/8 in.)
3-D Test (Wire Assembly): 20.3 x 6.4cm (8 x 2 1/2 in.)
Silicon chips, wire, connectors
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.