Faa Wants Distractions Out Of Cockpits

FAA wants distractions out of cockpits

Airlines should create and enforce policies to ensure that pilots focus on flying their planes safely instead of being distracted by laptop computers and other devices, the Department of Transportation's Federal Aviation Administration said Monday.

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