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Old 13th Mar 2019, 06:43
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freshgasflow
 
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Time frame for CVR and data recorder analysis

I am a non professional, so grateful for any insight regarding recorder analysis. If the recorders are in a reasonable condition, I presume down loading data is like down loading from a massive USB stick. This surely must have already be done by now? As it seems that the cockpit crew were able to communicate with the tower, so there must have also been some crucial conversation between captain and first officer as well. That voice recording could quite quickly tell us what they thought was going on. What I am really asking i suppose, is how quickly, are we likely to hear a preliminary report of what happened to aircraft. For an example, if there was a terrorist saying, " i will blow up this plane", surely Boeing would release this information ASAP. However, if the voice clearly points to a stall system fault, would they be as quick to release their preliminary findings ?
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