Disruptions: The Real Hazards of E-Devices on Planes

Do personal electronics on planes make a difference during takeoff and landing? Not according to the FCC, pilots and even the FAA themselves, who are unable to provide scientific evidence to back up this myth. You’re more likely to be injured from a misguided passenger attacking you. With air travel become increasingly widespread and utilitarian, it’s time to put this one to rest. 

“This December, Julius Genachowski, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, sent a letter to the F.A.A. telling the agency that it had a responsibility to “enable greater use of tablets, e-readers and other portable devices” during flights, as they empower people and allow “both large and small businesses to be more productive and efficient, helping drive economic growth and boost U.S. competitiveness.” 

Disruptions: The Real Hazards of E-Devices on Planes

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