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Flight Data Systems Announces Update to Popular Handheld Multipurpose Interface (HHMPI) for FDR Data Downloading


LAS VEGAS, NV, October 12, 2021 – Flight Data Systems (FDS), a leading provider of flight data solutions for the business, military, rotorcraft, and commercial aviation segments, today announced the release of the next generation of their flagship Handheld Multipurpose Interface (HHMPI) Flight Data Recorder (FDR) data download equipment. The latest generation, dubbed the HHMPI V3, features a new touch screen, updated firmware, and new networking capabilities.

The HHMPI is a widely adopted device used by the world’s leading OEMs, militaries, and MROs throughout all segments of aviation and supports data downloading from most popular recorder brands, as well as the SENTRY recorder platform. It’s new touchscreen interface allows for modern, intuitive navigation and one-touch configuration capabilities designed with maintenance professionals in mind. The ruggedized Ground Support Equipment allows technicians to download data from multiple flight data recorder brands, ensuring operational efficiencies for MRO facilities and operators.

The new HHMPI V3 features exemplary battery life, ensuring it is available as needed in busy facilities handling multiple aircraft with tight turnaround times. For existing V2 customers, the HHPMI V3 offers direct compatibility with all V2 recorder interface cables, providing simple and seamless upgrades.

“We’re excited to announce this new generation of our portable Handheld Multipurpose Interface device, which is adopted by nearly all segments of aviation globally,” mentions Anthony Rios, President, Flight Data Systems. “With over 3,000 units sold and supporting maintenance operations worldwide, the HHMPI has earned its position as the market leader in Ground Support Equipment.  The latest features included in this 3rd generation design provides our customers the advanced features they have come to expect from Flight Data Systems.”

The HHMPI V3 is a key element of Flight Data Systems’ end-to-end flight data ecosystem, which includes flight data acquisition units, flight data recorders, flight data monitoring, and flight data recorder readout analysis service.

For more information, please visit Flight Data Systems’ during NBAA-BACE 2021 from October 12 to 14th at Booth 1317, contact, or  visit


About Flight Data Systems

Flight Data Systems, founded in 1990 and based in Irving, Texas, seeks to drive operational efficiencies in aviation using their portfolio of data acquisition, data recording, data storage, and data analysis tools. Flight Data Systems aims to become one of the world’s leading providers of end-to-end flight data solutions within aviation segment. For more information, visit www.

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