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The FAA Might (Eventually) Allow Kindles and iPads During Takeoff

By Sarah Zhang | March 20, 2012 12:27 pm

spacing is important

Those of you who’ve always suspected that it can’t hurt to use an iPad during takeoff may finally see that claim put to the test.When New York Times reporter Nick Bilton pestered the FAA about takeoff and landing polices for electronics, the agency seemed to be contemplating changes in the blanket “turn if off” rule. The last time electronic devices were comprehensively tested on airplanes was 2006, when iPads and Kindles did not yet, well, exist.

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