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Comments on news posted 2012-12-31 09:14:40: The FCC has announced that the agency has formulated new rules they claim should help speed up the deployment of in-flight broadband. ..



Josh Taylor

@bellsouth.net

In-flight broadband is dangerous for airline safety

I am against these regulations because in-flight broadband causes interference on two-way communications between the plane and the control tower and the operation of the plane which is the aircraft system. If the FCC approves this, planes are going to start crashing. The FCC is going to be blamed by the FAA for the plane crash deaths because of their regulation.

For airline safety, reject this regulation. I'm the sure the FAA doesn't approve this, because the FAA rules prohibits the use of wifi.


Cabal
Premium
join:2007-01-21
Citation needed.

rdmiller

join:2005-09-23
Richmond, VA
reply to Josh Taylor
Even Karl didn't predict that planes would fall from the sky. So this is way, way out there!


airlinedewd

@cox.net
reply to Josh Taylor
said by Josh Taylor :

I am against these regulations because in-flight broadband causes interference on two-way communications between the plane and the control tower and the operation of the plane which is the aircraft system. If the FCC approves this, planes are going to start crashing. The FCC is going to be blamed by the FAA for the plane crash deaths because of their regulation.

For airline safety, reject this regulation. I'm the sure the FAA doesn't approve this, because the FAA rules prohibits the use of wifi.

Sorry but you are incorrect. Wifi has been installed in planes since 2001 and yet there has to be a single incident attributed to the use of plane board Wifi. When the system is installed, it is tested to ensure that there is no interference.

Further since it is switched offer during the critical flight phases and all passenger devices are to be off as well, the chance of it ever causing an issue is slim to none.