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Flight Recording Department

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The Flight Recorder Department tests, repairs, and overhauls Flight Data Recorders, Cockpit Voice Recorders, Control Units, Flight Data Acquisition Units, and Flight Data Entry Panels. We also offer a readout service and provide loaner units for L3 Communications Mfg. of Fairchild Aviation Recorders (Formerly Lockheed Martin Advance Recorders), Lockheed and Honeywell (Formerly AlliedSignal) at no charge. Download of the Flight Data Recorders and supplying Engineering Data in graphical and tabular formats is offered as a service.

Aero Instruments & Avionics Recording Department is an authorized warranty repair facility for L3 AVIATION RECORDERS (formerly Lockheed Martin Advanced Recorders). Our technicians have undergone factory training from L3 Communications and Honeywell International. AIA has state-of-the-art OEM equipment for all of the recorders we service.

Flight Recorders by L3 Communications, ILSC (Formerly Lockheed Martin), Honeywell, and Teledyne. LRU's include: FDR, DFDR, UFDR, SSUFDR, SSFDR.

Cockpit Voice Recorders by L3 Communications, and Honeywell. LRU's include: GACVR, CVR, SSCVR.

Control Units by L3 Communications. LRU's include: Control Units, Microphone Monitor, Preamplifier, and Remote Microphone.

Flight Data Acquisition Units by Teledyne.

Flight Data Entry Panels by Teledyne.

Readout Service: The Flight Recording Department can provide data transcriptions for all of the Flight Data Recorders that we service. Having the capability to support the FDAU's, FDEP's, FDR's and performing readouts in the same department gives us an edge when it comes to helping our customers troubleshoot their aircraft.

Rental Equipment: Laptop Computers are available for rent. These computers support the L3 Communication recorders and are used to verify the recorded parameters. L3 Communications rental equipment can display the data in various formats including Octal, Decimal, Hexadecimal, and Engineering values.