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RE: OT : XDA Exec deal ? - Supplementary

  • Subject: RE: OT : XDA Exec deal ? - Supplementary
  • From: "Mark McCall" <lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 3 Jan 2006 12:52:16 -0000

> Do you mean the signal strength meter on the screen?


> From that, do you
> have to power it up in phone mode before you switch to flight mode?
> Might make you a tad unpopular mid atlantic if you switch it on and

You'd do it before boarding or before the doors close or whatever that
airlines rules are.

As has been said already, increasingly you have to turn off ALL electronic
gadgets while the seatbelt signs are on.  On the hour long flight from
Belfast to London that only gives you about 25 minutes on your iPod or

This whole thing is one of my pet hates. In an age when you aren't allowed
toe nail scissors on a plane, do you seriously think that if there was even
a tiny risk of an ipod brining own a passenger airliner they'd even let
on the fight!  It's a nonsense.


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