Search for Air France 447 Debris Succeeds

Posted 4 Apr 2011 at 17:21 UTC by John_RobotsPodcast Share This

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Just a few days after it began the latest attempt to find the debris of Air France 447 has proven successful, although the flight recorder had not yet been found at latest report. Using Remus 6000 autonomous underwater vehicles from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution to search 4000 square miles of ocean, such quick results, after three previous searches had resulted in failure, would seem to validate the value of the technology.

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