Malaysia Airlines plane crash: How does a black box actually work?
The flight recorders from Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 that was shot down over Ukraine on Thursday have been finally handed over by pro-Russian separatists to Malaysian officials. The boxes are expected to shed light on the moments before the plane ...
What Would It Take To Destroy A Black Box?
When a plane crashes, it can take many months or years to find the black box that can provide clues as to what happened. Just what are these devices, how do they work, and why can they be so hard to find? With the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight ...
Flight MH370: What is a black box and how does it work?
TORONTO – Now that investigators have concluded the missing Malaysia Airlines jet crashed into the Indian Ocean, the race is on to find the wreckage and recover the black box in hopes of solving the mystery of flight MH370. But search crews are on a ...
Missing Flight 370: How Do Black Boxes Work?
But how does a black box actually work? Black boxes, or flight recorders, are electronic devices that record information on an airplane to be used in the event of a severe incident such as a crash. Usually, an aircraft carries two types of recorders.
How Does the Bloom Box Energy Server Work?
Now that the dust has started to settle on the unveiling of the Bloom Energy Server, we thought it might be useful to take a more detailed look at some of the technology behind the fuel cell-powered electricity generator.