An airplane pilot details the issues 5G could have on flights

Scott Simon speaks to Dennis Tajer of the Allied Pilots Association about the use of 5G spectrum for wireless internet and its impact on flight safety.

SCOTT SIMON, HOST:

U.S. airlines and the nation’s wireless carriers came to a short-term agreement this week to slow or limit the rollout of the new 5G wireless spectrum near some airports. That averted a mass cancellation of flights for now. But safety is still a concern. Airlines and the FAA are worried about how 5G can interfere with flight navigation, specifically with altitude measurements.

We’re joined now by Captain Dennis Tajer of the Allied Pilots

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