To all the people who need to have their phones switched on while onboard a plane, what's so important that it can't wait until you land? Or, more worryingly, have we become too attached to our electronic gadgets we've forgotten how to do anything else?
Sources told The New York Times that the Federal Aviation Administration is looking at becoming more lax on its rule of turning off all electronic devices during take-off and landing. Chances are that we'll be able to use our gadgets during the entire flight…
FAA rules on use of electronics during flights could change in fliers’ favor before year end, report says
If you're a frequent flier frustrated by the FAA's ban on the use of electronic devices during take-off and landing, you'll be pleased to learn that an industry group set up last year to look into the situation may be about to recommend the rules be relaxed.
The Federal Aviation Administration has given plane-maker Boeing permission to conduct test flights on its 787 Dreamliner aircraft. The plane was grounded last month by airlines around the world after a number of incidents concerning its on-board lithium-ion…
The Federal Aviation Administration has grounded all US-based Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft while safety checks are carried out on the plane's lithium-ion batteries. The batteries appear to have been the cause of a number of serious incidents this month…
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The FAA will be taking a new look at allowing electronic devices to be used on planes. But why aren't our gadgets allowed in the first place, and what new bit of information could change that?
The Federal Aviation Administration is planning to take a closer look at the use of electronics on passenger planes in a move that could ultimately see rules relaxed.
Is the future here? After clearing bureaucratic hurdles, the Terrafugia Transition is ready for its public debut.
A government report finds that LightSquared's proposed satellite-assisted LTE mobile broadband system interferes with a flight safety systems, in addition to the majority of general GPS receivers.
Perhaps the paparazzi are skydiving around California to snap pictures of secret celebrity weddings? A lost camera lens slams into a Northern California home after falling thousands of feet.
Alaska Airlines receives approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to use the iPad as a replacement for in-cockpit flight manuals.
Ives Rossy, a Swiss pilot and inventor, successfully flew his own winged jet pack through the Grand Canyon yesterday morning.
The Federal Aviation Administration approves in-flight map and navigation app from Jeppesen for use as the "sole reference" for pilots during pre- and in-flight planning.
The battle to ban personal electronic devices and laptops has moved from the roads up into the skies.