Planes

FAA to relax ban on use of electronic devices

Good news? Bad news? Depends. The FAA (according to Fox News) is going to relax the restrictions on using some personal electronic devices on runways and at low altitudes. Examples given were eReaders, cell phones (in airplane mode), and tablets. Frequent fliers get very frustrated with the ridiculous rules and varying degrees of strictness, so…

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Danger: Exploding coffee?

From a CNN article this week: According to a safety alert published on the Federal Aviation Administration’s website, the prepackaged coffee filters many airlines use are susceptible to pressure buildup and can explode when an unsuspecting attendant lifts the coffee pot to pour a cup. Okay seriously? The coffee filters are dangerous? Yeah right. Several…

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