The "black box" is vital equipment in understanding the causes of aviation accidents. Which of the following statements is/are correct about the "black box"?

  1. The "black box" is painted black so that it is easily recoverable after accident
  2. It functions both as voice recorder as well as flight data recorder

Select the correct option from codes given below:

Answer: [B] Only 2

The name ‘black box’ is a misnomer, as the equipment is painted bright orange so that it is easily recoverable at the event of accident.
Black Box is an electronic recording device installed in all aircrafts those facilitates investigation in the events of accidents. It has two primary components: a cockpit voice recorder and a flight data recorder. The voice recorder saves all sounds inside the cockpit and the flight recorder logs all flight parameters.

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