Saturday, October 9, 2010

FAA Acknowledges Heat in Cargo Holds May Ignite Laptop Batteries

http://chicagobreakingbusiness.com/2010/10/faa-cargo-hold-heat-can-ignite-lithium-ion-batteries.html

Apparently airplane cargo holds can get hot enough to ignite laptop batteries.  Definitely not the best design ever...

45 comments:

  1. Wow, thank god I never put my laptop in checked luggage.

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  2. I just got done with my GTL session this morning, and I was amused by your post... keep up the solid work!

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  3. dang. that's why laptops go on carry on haha

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  4. not working with shipping laptops now for sure

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  5. Lol, that's smart! Let's let these things heat up so they can ASPLODE DEM LAPTOPS!

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  6. Ok! That seriously creeped me out!

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  7. good job here!

    you just inspired more bubbles on "Enhanced by MS Paint"... check it out!

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  8. Wow, lol, wonder how many terrorists will turn out to be flaming batteries.

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  9. this post made me open my eyes and stop squinting!!!

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  10. you've got a great point on this one

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  11. I'd be so sad :( I love my laptop

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  12. awesome post, bro! waiting for MOAR

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  13. Airlines suck. All they want is your money and they pay the inspectors to ok their planes.

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  14. thanks for the comments on my blog!

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  15. super news! why do these mistakes still get nmade?

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