FAA near new rules on electronic devices

FAA near new rules on electronic devices
Monday, September 23, 2013 - 12:29pm

You may soon be able to use your iPad or Kindle during takeoff and landing.

According to the New York Times an FAA advisory panel will meet to complete its recommendations on restrictions for electronic devices while flying.

According to the Times, the guidelines are expected to allow reading e-books or other publications, listening to podcasts and watching videos.

The ban on sending and receiving e-mails and text messages or using Wi-Fi during takeoff or landing is expected to remain in place as s the prohibition on making phone calls throughout the flight.

The panel will recommend it's new police to the FAA by the end of the month.

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