The US FAA is forming a government-study group to determine whether airlines can be permitted to allow passengers more widespread use of portable electronic devices (PEDs) during flight. The group, announced Monday and established through an aviation rulemaking committee, will be established this fall and will meet for six months, FAA said. Representatives from the mobile technology and aviation manufacturing industries, pilot and flight attendant groups, airlines, and passenger ...

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