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FAA moving closer to relaxing rules on electronics on planes

The FAA aviation rulemaking committee (ARC) finished a draft report on relaxing the rules on the use of portable electronics by passengers on commercial flights. Here are some of their suggestions.

FAA to study portable electronic devices on airplanes

Could the days of "please turn all electronic devices off until 10,000 feet" be coming to an end? Maybe. We explain how to contribute your opinion.

Digital chart fee proposal not yet finalized

The FAA originally stated that on April 1 they would begin charging pilots for digital chart data. That date has come on and gone, and there is still no system in place for them to collect the fees. Read on learn the latest about the FAA's plan.
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FAA Safety News talks iPad

One of the most frequent questions we hear about the iPad is: "is it legal?" The short answer is absolutely yes (for Part 91 operations at least). But what does the FAA have to say?