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Windows 7: FAA advisory panel clears Wi-Fi for takeoff

02 Oct 2013   #1
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64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
FAA advisory panel clears Wi-Fi for takeoff

To the delight of many travelers (and inevitably to the chagrin of others), the Federal Aviation Administration is one step closer to clearing the use of Wi-Fi and mobile devices for takeoff thanks to a new recommendation.

After years of requests from passengers combined with numerous studies that have argued Wi-Fi does not hamper navigational instruments on planes, the FAA relented this summer to conduct a study about the safety and usage of electronics while in flight below 10,000 feet.
Read more at: FAA advisory panel clears Wi-Fi for takeoff | ZDNet

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03 Oct 2013   #2

Win-7 Home Prem 64-bit 7601 Free SP1

I used to always get a good chuckle when flight attendants said to turn off all wireless devices = yea right switched to vibrate.
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03 Oct 2013   #3


On my last flight from the US I was posting on here all the way home, the flight had a cell data service so I just bluetooth tethered my ipad to my phone and had very usable internet all the way across the atlantic, it sure beat playing angry birds for 8 hours.
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