Originally Posted by caleb72
If a plane can be so sensitive to the emissions of a transmitting device (in a phone or ereader for example), wouldn't it be a fairly easy matter for the attendants to carry receivers to alert them to people with devices not in a non-transmitting mode?
I'm sure that flight attendents have better things to do. A simple "turn off electronics for take-off and landing" makes a lot more sense. Is it really the end of the world if you can't read for 15 minutes?