WiFi is moving from coffee shop hot zones to business jet cabins as the FAA continues to work with airframe OEMs and maintenance, repair and overhaul shops to establish formal guidelines for certifying the onboard WiFi equipment and enabling inflight use of passenger-carried wireless devices. “Transmitting portable electronic devices are not FAA certified,” says Ric Peri, VP government and industry affairs for the Aircraft Electronics Association. “The FAA’s concern is that those devices ...


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