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Title: FAA bans all Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones from aircraft as of 10/15/16 1200 EDT
Post by: Live2Learn on October 14, 2016, 07:06:02 PM
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DOT Bans All Samsung Galaxy Note7 Phones From Airplanes

October 14- WASHINGTON The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), today announced it is issuing an emergency order to ban all Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphone devices from air transportation in the United States. Individuals who own or possess a Samsung Galaxy Note7 device may not transport the device on their person, in carry-on baggage, or in checked baggage on flights to, from, or within the United States. This prohibition includes all Samsung Galaxy Note7 devices. The phones also cannot be shipped as air cargo.  The ban will be effective on Saturday, October 15, 2016, at noon ET.
   DOT Press Release
   Emergency Order


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Title: Re: FAA bans all Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones from aircraft as of 10/15/16 1200 EDT
Post by: Eclipse on October 14, 2016, 07:42:45 PM
What a mess.
Title: Re: FAA bans all Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones from aircraft as of 10/15/16 1200 EDT
Post by: Fubar on October 15, 2016, 08:36:56 AM
Title: Re: FAA bans all Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones from aircraft as of 10/15/16 1200 EDT
Post by: Live2Learn on October 15, 2016, 01:30:14 PM
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Great video.  The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 the modern version of the Pinto exploding compact car recall. 

Title: Re: FAA bans all Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones from aircraft as of 10/15/16 1200 EDT
Post by: Майор Хаткевич on October 17, 2016, 01:58:54 PM
Ah yes, the Pinto. Way before my time. Was talked about in Philosophy class in 08/09 regarding ethics.