bjorn14 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Posted (5 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 2295 times:
United Airlines announced it has introduced Zune inflight audio onboard its entire fleet, offering passengers complementary channels and pre-programmed playlists. It will continue to offer "From the Flight Deck" audio, which allows passengers to listen in on live communication between the flight deck and ATC.
Hmmm...not so sure I want the unwashed listening into my conversations as one may interpret something wrong and yell "we're gonna crash!"
kgaiflyer From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (5 years 11 months 1 week 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 1940 times:
Quoting bjorn14 (Thread starter): Hmmm...not so sure I want the unwashed listening into my conversations as one may interpret something wrong and yell "we're gonna crash!"
United has had "Channel 9" on it's inflight audio as long a
Quoting bjorn14 (Reply 5): OK. I wonder if the UA cockpit can turn it off if they need to. Do any other majors have FTFD?
Why do that?
Personally, I've been listening to channel 9 on UA flights for 16 years. On trans-cons across the US there can be 20-30 minute intervals with no radio traffic -- it can become deadly boring. Many listeners tune-in after takeoff or before landing -- then switch to something more entertaining.