Originally Posted by CaptainRon
Thank goodness. I've personally thought that it was a stupid rule to have people turn off their devices during takeoff/landing. If a Kindle can upset a multimillion dollar aircraft we have bigger problems to worry about.
Besides, I hate having to quit texting just because I'm landing the airplane!
In general, cell phones, tablets, comptuers generally aren't powerful enough to cause any problems. Now, hand-held two-way radios...that's a different story. Key up one of those near some sensitive electronics and just watch it go haywire. Nasty interference.
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