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Old 2nd Jun 2016, 21:27
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Tim Hubbard
Join Date: May 2016
Location: Nova Scotia
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ELT Design

Originally Posted by Ian W View Post
Answering the wrong question.

So a better scheme may be to record the data onto ejectable ELTs that would be able to transmit their location and also when they are found they contain the DFDR/CVR data that is required - solid state storage being close to indestructible and of significant capacity.

I published a design for better ELT's last year (see link). With SD cards with a capacity of 0.5 terabytes, it would be very practical to have each ELT carry the full CVR/FDR history, and a great deal more besides.

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