flight recorder
noun Date: 1939 a crashworthy instrument for recording flight data (as airspeed and altitude)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Flight-Recorder — Flight Re|cor|der, auch Flight|re|cor|der [ flaitrikɔ:də] der; s, <aus gleichbed. engl. flight recorder zu flight »Flug« u. recorder, vgl. ↑Rekorder> Flugschreiber, Flugdatenregistriergerät …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • flight recorder — /flait reˈcɔrder, ingl. ˈflaɪtrɪˌkɔːdə(r)/ [loc. ingl., comp. di flight «volo» e recorder «registratore»] loc. sost. m. inv. (aer.) registratore di volo, scatola nera …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • flight recorder — flight recorders N COUNT On an aeroplane, the flight recorder is the same as the black box …   English dictionary

  • flight recorder — ► NOUN ▪ an electronic device in an aircraft that records technical details during a flight, used in the event of an accident to discover its cause …   English terms dictionary

  • flight recorder — n. an electronic module, designed to survive a crash, fire, etc., that records flight data, as altitude, airspeed, and aircrew conversations …   English World dictionary

  • Flight-Recorder —   [ flaɪt rɪ kɔːdə, englisch] der, s/ , das Flugdatenregistriergerät …   Universal-Lexikon

  • flight recorder — (izg. flȃjt rekórder) m DEFINICIJA tehn. sprava u avionu koja bilježi tehničke pojedinosti za vrijeme leta i koja se ispituje kad se dogodi nesreća; crna kutija ETIMOLOGIJA engl …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Flight recorder — A flight recorder is a recorder placed in an aircraft for the purpose of facilitating the investigation of an aircraft accident or incident. For this reason, they are required to be capable of surviving the conditions likely to be encountered in… …   Wikipedia

  • flight recorder — noun : a crashworthy instrument for recording flight data (as airspeed or altitude) compare black box 2 herein * * * noun, pl ⋯ ers [count] : a device on an aircraft that records information (such as airspeed and altitude) about a flight ◇ If an… …   Useful english dictionary

  • flight recorder — an electronic device aboard an aircraft that automatically records some aspects of the aircraft s performance in flight. [1945 50] * * * Instrument that records the performance and condition of an aircraft in flight. Regulatory agencies require… …   Universalium

  • flight recorder — A general term applied to any instrument or device that records information about the performance of an aircraft in flight or about conditions encountered in flight. Flight recorders may make records of air speed, altitude, direction, outside air …   Aviation dictionary

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