A renaming ceremony at Canberra Airport yesterday saw the opening of the David Warren Building at its Fairbairn Precinct, as his invention, the ‘black box’ flight recorder is again in the news as a key to solving the mysteries surrounding the loss of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
In a fine gesture to the memory of a great Australian, Canberra Airport is to name a building within its Fairbairn precinct The David Warren Complex.
While the campaign by Sydney primary school student Eve Cogan, to have the Australian inventor of the black box flight recorder David Warren better recognised has not yet succeeded in having an airport or aviation related monument named after him, she has other unsung national heroes in mind.
A new QF32 interview adds momentum to moves to recognise the genius of David Warren, the black box inventor who has been forgotten by his own country
Low cost airlines could be the first wide-body international carriers to use the new terminal facilities at Canberra airport, where opportunities to create a Sydney by-pass hub look stronger than ever
There are some very good things happening in Eve Cogan’s campaign to have the late David Warren, the inventor of the ‘black box’ flight recorder, recognised as a great Australian. One is that Warren merits this. Every aircraft of size that is registered to fly passengers on this planet carries devices that began with his […]
The US Federal Aviation Administration or FAA has put up a new resource on Lessons Learned from major crashes. So far there are 11 accidents on the website with plans to expand it to 40. With several of them outside the US already on the list it is possible that an Australian accident that changed […]