Re: 757 flight recorder located

From:         bay@daacdev1.stx.com (John Bay)
Organization: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center -- Greenbelt, Maryland USA
Date:         27 Feb 96 23:00:24 
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Robert Ashcroft (rna@gsb-birr.Stanford.EDU) wrote:
: News item in the newspaper today (Feb 16) said that the flight
: recorder from the Alas/Birgenair 757 had been located on the seabed
: 12 miles away from the Dominican Republic.  They can now get on with
: the business of recovery via robot submarine.

Would it be possible to make a flight recorder that would transmit all its
stored data upon request, thereby eliminating the necessity to physically
recover the box?

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John G. Bay
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