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FAA to review ban on electronic gadgets during takeoff: report – NYPOST.com

In News, Nonsense on March 19, 2012 at 11:48

FINALLY!! There is no scientific basis for this ban at all.

FAA to review ban on electronic gadgets during takeoff

SAN FRANCISCO — Passengers could be allowed to use iPads and Amazon Kindles during takeoff and landing after the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said it was taking a “fresh look” at the use of electronics on aircraft.

Current rules state that passengers are not allowed to use digital reading devices on aircraft during taxi, takeoff or landing because they might interfere with avionics.

But the FAA said it was now going to explore the testing of e-readers, tablets and other gadgets on planes, The New York Times reported.

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