New U.S. 5G services expected to go live Jan. 5, FAA issues precautions

8th December 2021

5G and landing aircraft in bad weather might not be a good mix

New 5G expansion is bad news for air travelers when bad weather hits

Airliners, private planes and helicopters may have to limit landings in low-visibility conditions and follow other restrictions under a government directive to ensure safe operations once a new band of 5G mobile-phone service starts in January. https://www.seattletimes.com/business/when-bad-weather-hits-a-new-5g-expansion-is-bad-news-for-air-travelers/

U.S. warns 5G wireless use could prompt flight diversions

WASHINGTON, Dec 7 (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Tuesday warned that interference from planned use of 5G wireless spectrum posed an air safety risk and could result in flight diversions. https://www.reuters.com/business/aerospace-defense/us-warns-5g-wireless-use-could-prompt-flight-diversions-2021-12-07/

U.S. aviation industry pans AT&T, Verizon 5G precautions https://www.nasdaq.com/articles/u.s.-aviation-industry-pans-att-verizon-5g-precautions-0

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