The Magical 10,000 Foot Chime
Personal Electronic Devices (PEDs) need to be powered down and stowed before takeoff and landing. Is it really necessary for airlines to interrupt my entertainment?
It’s Not About Minneapolis, Really!
Northwest Flight 188 was out of contact for 90 minutes and overshot their destination by 150 miles while at 37,000 feet. Yet air traffic controllers waited about 40 minutes after losing contact with the plane before notifying the military – and fighters were never scrambled.