Jan 15, 2013
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FAA proposes rule to prohibit personal use of phones, tablets, and laptops in the cockpit
The FAA doesn’t want pilots to use phones, tablets, or laptops while flying airplanes. It makes perfect sense, but according to rules that have been in the books since 1981, use of such devices was allowed so long as pilots waited until the plane was above 10,000 feet. 

FAA proposes rule to prohibit personal use of phones, tablets, and laptops in the cockpit

The FAA doesn’t want pilots to use phones, tablets, or laptops while flying airplanes. It makes perfect sense, but according to rules that have been in the books since 1981, use of such devices was allowed so long as pilots waited until the plane was above 10,000 feet. 

  1. daytonart reblogged this from thisistheverge
  2. joegza reblogged this from thisistheverge and added:
    fuck i never knew they did that in the first place.
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  6. sonicsean89 reblogged this from thisistheverge and added:
    So I can’t use my phone, but the guy flying the plane can. Makes perfect sense.
  7. principia-coh reblogged this from thisistheverge and added:
    Put down the damn Angry Birds and fly your plane, guys.
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