KATHMANDU — Airlines prescribe travelers change their phones to flight mode during a flight but do you know the reasons behind it ?
If you don’t, experts have now unveiled what REALLY happens if you don’t do that.
It’s commonly believed that a device’s signal can interfere with a plane’s electrical and telecommunications systems but can they cause a crash?
According to MailOnline Travel, now experts can unveil reality behind the prevalent view and discovered precisely what happens, when you don’t put your device on flight mode.
Writing on a blog post for the site AirlineUpdates, a pilot revealed that although mobiles can cause audible interference with the aircraft’s radios, but it’s rare.
The pilot continued: “You’ve probably heard this interference yourself when a phone is set near a speaker. It sounds like a ‘dit-dit-dit-dit’ tone and it’s pretty annoying.”
In fact, the most likely reason for airlines asking passengers to put their devices on flight mode is to avoid annoying the pilots and air traffic controllers with awful sounds.
Despite some passengers believing their phones could bring the plane down, experts claim modern technology is safe and reliable and there’s no evidence electronics have ever caused a crash.
Airline workers experience the same sort of unpleasant sounds that we do if a mobile phone is too close to a set of speakers.
If a plane makes 50 journeys, the interference occurs only twice, on average, over that period of time and often this can be because of cabin crew member’s phones.
But, if there are repeated interference, it can cause the pilot or crew to miss a crucial radio call from air traffic control.
Now, some international airlines are introducing telecommunication base stations that operate at very low power and designed not to interfere with crew’s signals.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.