GTA02 FDR (Flight Data Recorder) is based on Openmoko's
Neo Freerunner smartphone. Extensive software
customization has produced a surprisingly capable Cockit
Voice Recorder and Flight Data Recorder at a
revolutionary price point of $495 (and as low as $349
for Qty > 20).
Are you an
operator that already has Cockpit Voice Recorders
installed in your fleet ? Ever wished you could
have a permanent duplicate copy of the contents going
into your CVRs, and instantly retrieve them online
? Wi-Flight is the answer, providing a complete
CVR-equivalent copy recording that is automatically
uploaded over Wi-Fi. Wi-Flight is simply the best
CVR backup, access and archiving solution on the market.
Download the Wi-Flight pamphlet (PDF format) by clicking on the image below:
GTA02 FDR is currently being offered as a portable
device, suitable for portable installation with
permanent provisions via a simple logbook entry.
Two TSO'ed power supply options for the GTA02 FDR are
The above photo
is the very compact Lone
Star Aviation LS03-05003-005 ($499.95), a TSO'ed
24 volts DC to 5 volts DC downconverter with 7.5 amps of
power. This is sufficient to provide a certified
power source to the GTA02 FDR as well as up to three
iPads and associated Bluetooth GPS's.
The above photo
shows the Lone
Star Aviation LS03-05001 ($89.95), a TSO'ed 28 or
14 VDC cigar lighter socket. When coupled with an
appropriate inline fuse or circuit breaker, his is by
far the least expensive method to add a certified 14 or
28 volt power outlet for use by the GTA02 Flight Data
Recorder. The GTA02 FDR kit includes a universal
voltage portable USB charger that can be used on either
14 volt or 28 volt aircraft.
requires directional outdoor high-power (500mW) Wi-Fi
access points to properly upload data automatically from
aircraft up to 300 feet away. Multiple access
points can be used to cover larger ramps on different
frequencies for maximum throughput. Access points
come pre-configured and require no outdoor power (uses
power over ethernet). These specialty access
points are extremely reliable and are available for only
Upload Accelerator is a modified network storage device
that acts as a high-speed local buffer for Wi-Fi uploads
at up to 54mbps from aircraft on the ramp.
Offloads hundreds of megabytes of data from aircraft in
mere minutes (not hours), priced at $499.