A government and industry panel has recommended that the FAA loosen its ban on using e-readers, tablets, smartphones and other electronic devices in the passenger cabin below 10,000 ft. Though the specifics have not been made public, the recommendations broadly call for allowing the use of personal electronic devices (PED) at all altitudes, except for heavy PEDs, like laptops, that could become projectiles during a rapid acceleration or deceleration. Smartphones, when not in “flight ...

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