The US civil aviation regulator indicated that the Apple MacBook Pro was reminded of a battery not accepted during flights.
Recently, Apple decided to recall several 15-inch MacBook Pro products that were produced between 2015 and 2017 due to a battery warming problem. Affected users could then benefit from a change of battery life in the Apple Store or Apple Certified Center.
To avoid any risk, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) – the body responsible for civil aviation regulations in the United States – has reminded that all aircraft with a recovered lithium battery have been banned in aircraft. airlines.
The FAA is aware of the recalled batteries that are used on some Apple MacBook Pro laptops. In early July, we warned the airlines of the revocation and informed the public. We have issued instructions to continue following the revocation instructions outlined in the 2016 FAA Operational Safety Alert (SAFO) 16011. […]
In other words, this is a routine procedure that recalls the limitations that were imposed on the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 in a timely manner.
There are questions
The concern is that it will not be easy for regulators to know quickly what the 15-inch MacBook Pro is affected by these battery replacements. Bloomberg writes " that it is unclear what efforts will be made, if any, at US airports ". Apparently, verbal announcements will be made at the gate and before takeoff.
As the Verge advances, we may think that security officials will learn about the serial numbers involved in battery replacement to detect a MacBook Pro ban, but it seems difficult to implement. Anyway, take the necessary precautions if you want to go to the US.
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