cockpit voice recorder

noun

Definition of cockpit voice recorder

: a device that records the voices of the pilots and crew in the cockpit of an airplane If an airplane crashes, its cockpit voice recorder can be used to help find out what caused it to crash.

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“Cockpit voice recorder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cockpit%20voice%20recorder. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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