Honeywell and Curtiss-Wright Corp. have partnered to develop a new generation of cockpit voice and flight-data recorders (CVR/FDR) that comply with an upcoming 25-hour CVR mandate and allow inflight access to data. The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has mandated that aircraft with a maximum takeoff weight of 27,000 kg (59,524 lbs.) and manufactured after Jan. 1, 2021 be fitted with CVRs having a minimum recording duration of 25 hrs. In the US, the National Transportation Safety ...

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