The Crosscheck: The CVR is for Accident Investigation

Cockpit voice recorder. Photo credit: Adobe Stock/alswart
Cockpit voice recorders (CVRs) have proven invaluable to accident investigations in the U.S. since they were first required in 1967. To the trained ear, crew remarks and sounds picked up by cockpit area microphones can provide essential clues that help explain the accident sequence of events, the...

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