Umm, doesn't that tiny amount of electromagnetic radiation pose a catastrophic risk to that huge expensive aeroplane's navigational systems? Seems foolhardy.
P.S. It's not so much the EM interference, it's that (a) most incidents occur at take-of or landing, and (b) if an incident occurs, flight crew want people to pay attention to them, and not to their phones, etc. That's why you can use them in flight.
Have you ever tried? I have and I'll get signals for 5-15 seconds at a time when I'm over populated areas. Usually just long enough for the phone to get an updated local time of day and send/receive a text message or two.
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