flight data recorder

  • Today in history: the flight data recorder

    It’s not entirely clear to me that March 17 is the actual birthday of the so-called “Black Box”, but who am I to argue with Wired’s This Day in Tech? According to them, the idea for the flight data recorder was born in 1953 by an Australian named David Warren. The first prototype was complete in 1957, and within a couple of years became a standard feature on all… Read More