Old 3rd May 2009, 13:10
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Originally Posted by IGh View Post
The CVR tape seemed odd -- nothing. The Bulk Erase feature had been activated. But which sort of fault led to such an activation of that mishap-CVR's Bulk Erase field over the magnetic tape? Most pilots couldn't tell you difference between the Power Change-over tone, versus the Bulk Erase field, on Lockheed A-100 Voice Recorder.
It certainly was quite the coincidence to have a rudder hardover(as claimed by petitioners) and a CVR bulk erase failure at almost exactly the same time on the same flight with a faulty slat retract mechanism.
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