Source: The New York Times
quote: because the use of such devices could interfere with sensitive electronics running the plane.
quote: And navigation signals are used AS THE PLANE TAKES OFF AND LANDS?
quote: Look, it's perfectly obvious what is going on here. Authorities hate admitting they were wrong, and so this farce will continue, perhaps indefinitely.
quote: And navigation signals are used AS THE PLANE TAKES OFF AND LANDS? I have to tell you --- if the pilot doesn't know which way to point the plane while it's taking off, there are much bigger problems with that flight that too many iPads being switched on.
quote: Flight attendants are there to give an annoying speech about emergency egress and serve you drinks, not to serve as a judge of which devices are safe and which could cause a problem.