Airframe Setting & Symbolism

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N-22

The N-22 is the widebody airframe that Norton Aircraft manufactures. The N-22 is the airframe model that is involved in the TransPacific Flight 545 incident.

TransPacific

TransPacific is a Hong Kong based airline that owns and operates Norton Aircraft airframes.

Flight 545

Flight 545 is a charter airplane flight that experiences an episode of severe roller coaster type diving and climbing that causes many passengers to become injured and four people to die.

Cockpit Voice Recorder

The cockpit voice recorder, or CVR, is a device that records thirty minutes of conversation in the cockpit on a loop. The CVR is useless in investigating Flight 545 because the incident took place more than thirty minutes before the end of the flight.

Flight Datat Recorder

The flight data recorder, or FDR, is a device that records the state of an aircrafts system during flight and can be valuable in learning what happened prior...

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