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  1. Apple flying drones to improve Apple Maps data and beat Google

    Apple Inc. plans to use drones and new indoor navigation features to improve its Maps service…

  2. Pilot and his wife use their iPads to crash-land airplane after navigation systems fail

    fter their electrical systems went out, the husband and wife used their Apple iPads…

  3. U.S. FAA deciding if planesharing apps are legal

    The Federal Aviation Administration is formally deliberating….

  4. European safety watchdog: Apple iPhone, iPad safe to use in-flight

    Using an iPhone or iPad at take-off won’t cause your plane to crash…

  5. Yapping seatmates a hurdle in FCC plan for inflight cellphone calls

    U.S. telecommunications regulators are poised to follow aviation officials…

  6. U.S. FCC to propose allowing cellphone use on airplanes

    The Federal Communications Commission will propose allowing passengers…

  7. New U.S. FAA rules to allow wider use of iPads, iPhones in flight (except for phone calls)

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration…

  8. FAA recommends allowing more iPad use in flight

    The days of keeping the iPad or Kindle off while a commercial flight is under 10,000 feet…

  9. JetBlue latest airline to replace bulky paper manuals with Apple iPad-based Electronic Flight Bags

    JetBlue Airways has received Federal Aviation Administration approval…

  10. U.S. FAA to finally relax rules for gadgets in flight

    Airline passengers irritated at having to turn off their devices…

  11. Turning off iPhone critical to pilots citing interference

    Public figures from U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill to actor Alec Baldwin…

  12. F.A.A. hopes to relax rules on fliers’ use of iPads, other electronic devices during takeoff and landing by year end

    If you’re sitting on a plane at the gate…

  13. Senate Democrat proposes bill to allow iPad, iPod use from takeoff to landing

    Frustrated with the slow process at the FAA, Sen. Claire McCaskill said Thursday…

  14. FAA to study use of iPads, iPhone on airplanes during entire flight

    It’s going to be a while before airline passengers can use iPads and other electronic devices…

  15. FAA approves iPads in the cockpit; American Airlines to start Friday

    In June the Allied Pilots Association noted that American Airlines (AA) conducted the first tests of iPads…

  16. Sprint strikes 15-year network deal with Falcone’s LightSquared

    Billionaire Philip Falcone’s LightSquared Inc. struck a 15-year deal with Sprint…

  17. Mission-critical Apple iPads in cockpits may hasten end of era for paper charts

    Apple Inc.’s iPad won approval from U.S. regulators to display navigational charts…

  18. FAA authorizes use of Jeppesen app on iPad to replace paper aeronautical charts

    Jeppesen today announced that Executive Jet Management has received authorization from the Federal Aviation Administration…