Security Accidents, Safety, Security and Training

News and information about crew, passenger, aircraft and airport security issues.

Oct 16, 2007 - 6:43 AM
With the forcible shutdown of Chicago Meigs Field fresh in their minds, several members of the House aviation subcommittee called to eliminate some of the
Oct 11, 2007 - 6:32 AM
Federal legislation introduced last month would require surface-to-air missile (SAM) protection, similar to that now used on military transport aircraft, o
Oct 11, 2007 - 6:29 AM
A new list from the Transportation Safety Administration contains 64 items that airline passengers cannot have with them in the terminal as well as on the
Oct 11, 2007 - 6:28 AM
Reducing the incidence of damage to aircraft on the ramp is the aim of the ground accident prevention (GAP) initiative now under way by the Flight Safety F
Oct 11, 2007 - 6:24 AM
By June 1 Gulfstream is expected to start offering the BAE Systems Matador infrared surface-to-air missile countermeasures system for the GV and GV-SPs, a
Oct 11, 2007 - 5:57 AM
Gulfstream now offers the FAA-approved BAE Systems Matador infrared surface-to-air missile countermeasure system for the G500, G550 and GV.
Oct 9, 2007 - 12:34 PM
In 1997 the President’s Commission on Critical Infrastructure Protection, which was charged with examining threats to our national security, recommended an
Oct 9, 2007 - 12:20 PM
For years the aeromedical helicopters based in and around New York City and Washington have trained for massive urban disasters.
Oct 9, 2007 - 12:18 PM
Still unable to comprehend the monstrous scale of the September 11 terrorist assault on the U.S., the international air transport industry got a swift tast
Oct 9, 2007 - 12:09 PM
Najeeb (Jeeb) Halaby, FAA Administrator, Sept.