Black Box: The Air-crash Detectives : why Air Safety is No Accident

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Motorbooks International, 1997 - Transportation - 185 pages
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The "black box", more accurately known as the FDR (Flight Data Recorder) and CVR (Cockpit Voice Recorder), often provides the first glimpse through the window of tragedy to provide clues to the cause of an air disaster.

Takes away the mystery of how this key instrument records information and will give readers unparalleled insight into the investigations of actual crashes. Linked to a TV series that will be shown by the Discovery Channel.

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Nicholas Faith is a distinguished veteran journalist, a former senior editor at "The Economist" and the London" Sunday Times," He also founded and was chairman of the International Spirits Challenge, now the most prestigious event of its kind in the world. He has written twenty-three books, including "The Winemakers of Bordeaux" and "Safety in Numbers: The Mysterious World of Swiss Banking.

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