FAA creating committee to study electronics usage during airline flights

By Shawn Knight
Aug 28, 2012
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  1. Earlier this year the FAA announced that they planned to take another look at allowing passengers to use electronic devices for the duration of flights. Currently, FAA regulations prohibit the use of any electronic device during taxi, takeoff and landing.

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  2. PinothyJ

    PinothyJ TS Enthusiast Posts: 429   +15

    You do not need to talk on your phone on a flight FULL STOP.
  3. If you had read the article... its not about Phones. Currently you cannot listen to your ipod while the plane is taxi'ing, landing or taking off... this is perhaps a safety measure...?
  4. Zoltan Head

    Zoltan Head TS Enthusiast Posts: 268   +27

    It could be if you're being told to brace for a crash landing and you only hear 118dB of Arctic Monkeys (for example)! :eek:

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