FAA: Sterile Cockpit Means Pilots-Flying Can't Use PEDs

FAA has finalized a rule codifying that its long-standing “sterile cockpit” mandate applies to pilots using personal electronic devices (PEDs) for anything not directly related to operating aircraft—at least for Part 121 operators. The rule, set for publication Wednesday and effective in 60 days...

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