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boeing 737 max issues

The Boeing 737 Max somehow has even more problems than we thought

January 6th, 2020

When travel officials around the globe were forced to ground every single one of Boeing’s 737 Max jets in early 2019 the company pledged to do whatever it would take to get them back in the air. The planes were pulled from service after a pair of crashes claimed hundreds of lives, and it wasn’t …

737 faa investigation

The FAA knew the 737 MAX was potentially unsafe

December 12th, 2019

A pair of Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 commercial airliners crashed in the span of just five months between late 2018 and early 2019, claiming hundreds of lives and forcing airlines around the world to ground their own 737 MAX 8 fleets while officials from multiple countries investigate. Now, as Boeing and its airline partners are …

Galaxy Note 7 Recall FAA Airplane Use

The FAA says you should not use or recharge Galaxy Note 7 on flghts

September 9th, 2016

Days after unofficial reports claimed that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) was considering a ban on the Galaxy Note 7 in light of Samsung’s unprecedented recall, the governmental agency released an official statement on the matter. A ban on taking the Galaxy Note 7 on your next flight isn’t enforced yet, but the FAA is …

Galaxy Note 7 Recall Airplane Ban

The FAA might ban the Galaxy Note 7

September 7th, 2016

Samsung is fixing its major Galaxy Note 7 issue, but until its recall is completed it means that an estimated 1.5 million Galaxy Note 7 units that may pack faulty batteries could be in use right now, out of the 2.5 million new phablets Samsung built. That means the FAA might not let you take the phone …

FAA Drone Registration Complete List

A complete list of drones that need to be registered with the FAA

December 16th, 2015

Just in time for the holidays, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) earlier this week donned their Grinch costume and announced that individuals with drones that weigh more than half a pound (.55 pounds or 250 grams, to be exact) will have to register it with the FAA. On top of that, the registration process requires drone owners …

FAA FCC In-Flight Phone Calls

FAA mulls letting passengers make in-flight phone calls

November 21st, 2013

Your flights may soon get a whole lot louder. The Wall Street Journal reports that just weeks after the Federal Aviation Administration eliminated electronics restrictions from flights, the FCC is now planning to propose that passengers be allowed to use their cell phones in the air. Cellular data would still need to be disabled during …