An advisory panel suggests that FAA revise the FARs to require light-up cabin signs, operated by the flight crew, that say when airlines don't want passengers using cell phones and other Portable Electronic Devices. RTCA, which is still working in the second phase of a study of PED safety and technical standards for future use, also says there should be a No PED Usage placard visible to each seated passenger, and similar signs for the lavatories. The second phase report is due in December.


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