Posts tagged as: Flying

UK Follows US in Restricting Larger Electronics from the Cabin for Middle East and North Africa Flights

The UK government announced a ban on electronic devices being carried in cabins on some flights into the country on Tuesday afternoon. The exact details are different from those included the similar electronics ban issued by the Department of Homeland Security in the US late Monday. If you did not already know, US authorities have […]

DOT Leaning Towards Blocking In-Flight Calls

The U.S. Department of Transportation is preparing the legal groundwork needed to ban airplane passengers from making cellular voice calls while in the air. The government is no longer worried about the safety of making such calls; rather, it is concerned about the potential for disruption among passengers. The DOT said it is drafting a […]

FAA May Relax Rules on Devices During Approach

The Federal Aviation Administration has issued a rare promise to reexamine its controversial device rules. Deputy Assistant Administrator Laura Brown explained to the New York Times that a “fresh look” was coming for rules that prevented device use during takeoff or landing. “New and evolving” technology and a lack of testing demanded it, she said. […]

Download New Top Gun Game From the PlayStation Network

Paramount Digital Entertainment has announced that Top Gun the video game is now available for download on PlayStation Network for the PlayStation 3 (PS3) computer entertainment system. Based on the iconic film, Top Gun is a free-flying air combat shooter that expands the legend of Maverick, Iceman and the rest of the Top Gun flyers […]

Pilot My-Cast Includes Aviation Fuel Prices and Charts

Digital Cyclone, a subsidiary of Garmin Ltd., the global leader in satellite navigation, announced upgrades to its popular Pilot My-Cast by Garmin app that is available on the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. The new features -“ fuel pricing and approach charts -“ will be available soon at no additional cost from the iTunes store. […]

MySims SkyHeroes, a New Flying Action Adventure

The popular MySims franchise, which has sold over 8 million units worldwide, will debut for the first time on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 with MySims SkyHeroes. In  SkyHeroes, latest game in the franchise, players take to the sky to lead the resistance against Morcubus and his drone army and to stop his plans […]

Logitech Introduces Force-Feedback Flight Simulation Controller

Logitech today unveiled the Logitech Flight System G940. The latest addition to the acclaimed Logitech G-series line of gaming peripherals and the company’s first force-feedback flight simulation controller, the design and controls of the Flight System G940 were inspired by military and commercial planes and helicopters. “There’s nothing ordinary about a G-series gaming peripheral, and […]

Pillars of Smoke: Battling over the Skies of 1944 Europe

iEntertainment Network, the award-winning developer of the world famous WarBirds TotalSims series, today announced that “Pillars of Smoke”, a reenactment of the massive Allied bombing campaign over Germany 1944-1945, will be held online starting Sunday, March 22, 2009, at 0030 GMT (2030 EDT), in the online arenas of iEntertainment Network. The online event will run […]

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