Re: Silk Air and SR 111

Date:         12 Oct 98 00:02:29 
From:         John van Veen <>
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James Matthew Weber wrote:
> I had always been lead to believe that these devices were operated in a
> fashion to allow them to operate under catastrophic failure conditions.
> Apparently this isn't the case. Did the FDR and CVR cease operating in
> the Air Canada 767 that made a dead stick landing at Gimli?

As I recall the RAT was deployed and worked well enough for
a dead stick landing?