V-22 Osprey Program Working With Industry On Cockpit Voice Recorders

By Christopher J. Castelli / October 3, 2012 at 7:47 AM
The V-22 Osprey program is moving ahead with plans to contract with Bell Helicopter Textron and Boeing for non-recurring engineering work needed to install long-overdue cockpit voice recorders on the Defense Department's fleet of tiltrotor aircraft. In a justification-and-approval notice issued Oct. 2, Naval Air Systems Command said the work would support the development of a capability to record voices and the sounds of aircraft operations. It will "record interphone and radio calls made in and to the aircraft on...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive, behind-the-scenes reporting on defense policy and procurement.

Log in to access this content.