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The FAA doesn’t allow for certain Macbook and Macbook Pro laptops over fire risk concerns

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has banned Apple’s 15-inch Macbook and Macbook Pro laptops sold between September 2015 and February 2017, over concerns that some of the computers are equipped with batteries that can be of help to a risk of fire.

The new rule applies to both checked or carry-on baggage, ” USA Today reports.

“The FAA is aware of the recall of batteries used in Apple’s MacBook and MacBook Pro notebooks,” as a spokesman for the civil aviation agency, told the outlet. “At the beginning of July, and we have alerted the airlines about the recall, and we made available to the public. We have issued reminders to continue to follow the instructions on the other.”

A picture of a 15-inch Macbook Pro to be released in October 2016.
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In June, the tech giant noted that the ever-popular 15-inch Macbook Pro will be released during the 17-month time-frame to ensure that the battery is in the unit and can cause it to overheat and spark a fire.

The affected laptops can be identified by a serial number and Apple said at the time. That is, information that can be obtained by selecting the “About This Mac” from the Apple Menu in the upper left-hand corner of the screen to the user.

Better to double-check, frequent flyers! The FAA has banned Apple’s 15-inch Macbook and Macbook Pro laptops sold between September 2015 and February 2017, over concerns that some of the computers are equipped with batteries that can be of help to a risk of fire.
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Apple added that there is no 15-inch MacBook and MacBook Pro systems, or any other Mac notebooks would be affected by this recall.

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The FAA reports that all domestic American airlines have been informed of the ban, TravelPulse reports.

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The news echoes a similar heads, the FAA is urging customers not to use the power of the Samsung Galaxy 7 mobile phone in-flight, in the middle of September, 2016, with the reports of the smartphone is catching fire.

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Fox News’ Chris Ciaccia, contributed to this report

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