JR is fully right here. You better be a bit conservative
when shuttling people around in metal tubes at 30.000+
Positive note for those who suffer from info deprivation
in aircraft: technology is being developed right now
which will allow you to use your cellphone onboard.
This will probably transform aircraft from a flying metal
tube into a flying aggegration of a few hunderd telephone
booths - without acoustical isolation. Ai me.
Sent: Wednesday, March 21, 2001 9:52
To: John Stracke
Subject: Re: presentation-prep as safety hazard
John Stracke <francis(_at_)ecal(_dot_)com> con fecha 20/03/2001 05:35:15 PM
CC: (cci: Joaquin Rivera Rodriguez/TDC)
Asunto: Re: presentation-prep as safety hazard
<Dave Crocker wrote:
<> On the way here, the flight attendant insisted that I turn
off my Palm Pilot.
<> Do they make people turn off hearing aids?
<And, if they do, how do they tell them it's OK to turn them
back on? :-)
<The remaining question, of course, is how come the airplane
<manufacturers can't build a plane to resist this interference.
Could it be that IT developments take 6 months and plain
developments takes 5 to
Who had a wireless device 5 years ago? What about 10 years
ago? What about in
1969, when the first 747 started to fly?
Could it be that a bug in your ERP may make you loose money,
a bug in a plain
makes you loose your life.
Could it be that if "windows" crashes every couple of days
you just reboot it,
if a 747 crashes one single time, +400 persons die. (Who does
I agree that plains should be better "shield" but, maybe we
community) are not the ones to tell other how to do more
reliable things and,
fore sure we have a very week point when it comes to liabilities.
Anyway, do we know what a router and a switch are, becouse,
everyone on avionics
knows what a transponder or a flap is, with no doubt about
its definition or