F.A.A. panel recommends easing the rules on electronics on planes

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Recently an F.A.A. advisory committee recommended that airline passengers be allowed to use smartphones, tablets, e-readers and other personal electronic devices during takeoffs and landings, according to industry officials who are familiar with the committee’s deliberations.   The F.A.A. started its review of current policies more than a year ago and appointed the panel to […]

FAA to Explore Smartphone Usage In Flight

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It looks like the FAA will finally be putting together a committee to study the safe use of smartphones in flight. Currently, airlines don’t allow the devices during flight due to the possible interference with some of the airplanes more sensitive equipment, which could pose a safety risk. However, with the use of so many other […]