Bengaluru, February 16, 2023
: HAL received ITSO authorisation from Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for its indigenously developed Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) and Flight Data Recorder (FDR) during ongoing Aero India 2023.
The Indian Technical Standard Order (ITSO) is a minimum performance standard for specified materials, parts, processes, and appliances used on civil aircraft
The Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) and the Flight Data Recorder (FDR) are popularly known as 'black boxes’, however these recorders are painted in orange colour to help in their recovery following an aircraft accident. The CVR and FDR are used to record critical flight parameters and audio environment in a crash proof memory which is later used for investigation of aircraft incident or accident.