Thursday, July 19, 2018

Hindustan Aeronautics chooses L3 Aviation Products for helicopter flight data recorders

Farnborouh: Avionics designers at Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL) in Bangalore, India, needed flight data recorders for miltary and civil helicopters. They found their solution from avionics supplier L3 Aviation Products in Grand Rapids, Mich.

Hindustan Aeronautics is choosing the FA2300 Modular Airborne Data Recorder/Acquisition System (MADRAS) for the HAL Advanced Light Helicopter and Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) production programs. The companies made the announcement this week at the Farnborough International Airshow in Farnborough, England.
The FA2300 MADRAS is a line-replaceable unit (LRU) produced in Bengaluru, India, that provides high-speed recording of flight data and audio that are crucial for post-flight analysis and accident investigation.

MADRAS records data as quickly as 256 words-per-second for a minimum of 25 hours and has the capability to record four channels of high-quality audio for as long as two hours.
19/07/18 John Keller/Intelligent Aerospace