Cell Phone Use on Airplanes
Witnesses testified about the use of cell phones on aircraft and the possible dangers that have been publicized about this… read more
Witnesses testified about the use of cell phones on aircraft and the possible dangers that have been publicized about this usage. Topics included noise pollution during airline flights, use by law enforcement, executives' business requirements, and new technology.
The Federal Communications Commission has proposed a rule lifting the cell phone ban. The Federal Aviation Administration has not done so yet. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Patricia Friend President Association of Flight Attendants
- Paul Guckian Senior Director QUALCOMM->Technology
- Julius P. Knapp II Deputy Chief Federal Communications Commission->Office of Engineering and Technology
- Greeley Koch President Association of Corporate Travel Execs.
- Laura Parsky Deputy Assistant Atty. General Department of Justice->Criminal Division
- Nicholas Sabatini Associate Administrator Federal Aviation Administration->Aviation Safety
- David Watrous President RTCA, Inc.
- John Boozman U.S. Representative [R] Arkansas
- Peter A. DeFazio U.S. Representative [D] Oregon
- John James Duncan Jr. U.S. Representative [R] Tennessee
- Juanita McDonald U.S. Representative [D] California
- John Mica U.S. Representative [R] Florida
- Eleanor Holmes Norton Congressional Delegate [D] District of Columbia
- Ted Poe U.S. Representative [R] Texas
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