Digital Flight Data Recorder

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Term Digital Flight Data Recorder
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Digital Flight Data Acquisition Unit (DFDAU)

Flight Data Acquisition Unit (FDAU)

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DFDR

Definition

a recording device that utilizes a digital method to record and store data onto a storage medium and to retrieve that data from the medium. A DFDR may be the storage device in a recording system that includes a DFDAU or a FDAU. Or, it may be a stand-alone device using an internal data collection system to convert aircraft analog and discrete signals to digital form.

Definition Source

FAA (1999) Advisory Circular 20-141, AIRWORTHINESS AND OPERATIONAL APPROVAL OF DIGITAL FLIGHT DATA RECORDER SYSTEMS [1]

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