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Airbus: floating black boxes to be deployed on airplanes this year?

Toulouse, France - The new devices, that automatically eject in case of accident, will be easier to retrieve if the aircraft crashes to the sea

Airbus could soon introduce on its aircraft a new kind of black box, which automatically ejects in case of accidents and can float. According to industrial sources reported by “AFP”, “At the end of last year Airbus got the green light from EASA (European Air Security Agency) to work on the necessary modifications to its planes in order to install these new black boxes in the rear of the planes”. This technol...

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