Sunday, December 26, 2010

Bamboo wheelchair to expedite security screening for handicapped

Japan Airlines (JAL) plans to introduce wheelchairs made from bamboo in 2 airports in 2011. The new wheelchairs should stop triggering alarms when passing through the metaldetectors expediting the screening process for handicapped passengers. Each wheelchair which is completely metal free, hand crafted and takes about  1 month to build the The Telegraph. reports.