FAA to review rules on use of electronic devices

FAA to review rules on use of electronic devices

By JAD MOUAWAD The New York Times
Published Aug 29, 2012 03:23PM MDT
Air travelers carrying smartphones, digital tablets and other electronic devices have long complained about having to turn off their gadgets until reaching an altitude of 10,000 feet. Now the Federal Aviation Administration may be softening a bit on the restrictions, taking a first step in possibly accommodating the growing pervasiveness of digital technology. The agency has initiated a review of its policies about electronic devices in all phases of flight, including takeoff and landing. The FA...
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