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Mobile phones may soon be used on planes

Cell use Possible now on Airplanes!

I just found this story and thought it intersting to post here. So much for all that supposed cell use on the planes reporting the hijackings on 9/11, Apparently We Now Have the Technology to use Cell Phones on Planes.

Mobile phones may soon be used on planes
18:35 22 June 2007 news service
New Scientist and AFP

One of the last telephone-free environments on the planet, the airplane, is about to be connected, allowing travellers to make mobile phone calls at high altitude.

Requests to switch off cellphones and fasten seatbelts are a familiar part of the take-off routine for airline passengers, but a European company has found a way to make dialling safe and link up people from above the clouds.