FAA creating committee to study electronics usage during airline flights

By Shawn Knight
Aug 28, 2012
Post New Reply
  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.

    Read more
  2. PinothyJ

    PinothyJ TS Guru Posts: 437   +17

    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 Booster Posts: 247   +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:

Similar Topics

Create an account or login to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment
TechSpot Members
Login or sign up for free,
it takes about 30 seconds.
You may also...

Get complete access to the TechSpot community. Join thousands of technology enthusiasts that contribute and share knowledge in our forum. Get a private inbox, upload your own photo gallery and more.