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

Oct 19, 2006 - 10:26 AM
Operators needing to hire a ride-along qualified law-enforcement officer to meet one of the special security requirements of flying into Reagan Washington
Oct 19, 2006 - 10:22 AM
Two men who used grenades to hijack an Aires Colombia de Havilland Dash 8-300 on September 12 surrendered five hours after the standoff began, ending a har
Oct 17, 2006 - 10:31 AM
A homeland security spending bill includes language directing the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to work with industry to expand the transpor
Oct 11, 2006 - 8:09 AM
The FAA and general aviation organizations have stepped up efforts to inform pilots flying in the airspace around the Washington and Baltimore areas about
Oct 11, 2006 - 7:48 AM
Greer Aviation has opened security screening facilities at its FBOs in Edinburgh and Prestwick, Scotland.
Oct 11, 2006 - 6:35 AM
Language included in the federal homeland security funding bill encourages the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to continue moving forward on e
Oct 11, 2006 - 4:31 AM
General aviation’s quest to return to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) sustained a blow last month when two Pennsylvania pilots caused anoth
Oct 9, 2006 - 10:19 AM
At a hearing before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee last month, representatives of general aviation organizations spelled out the
Oct 9, 2006 - 6:36 AM
Hayden Sheaffer, the pilot-in-command of the Cessna 150 that violated the Washington, D.C.
Oct 4, 2006 - 4:35 AM
A Senate amendment that called for severe fines, loss of license and aircraft confiscation for violating the flight restricted zone (FRZ) in the Washington