Security

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

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
Oct 4, 2006 - 4:18 AM
As the pressure mounts in Congress to do something about pilots who bust the Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) around Washington, D.C., the FAA has ap
Oct 4, 2006 - 4:16 AM
In a recently released Government Accountability Office (GAO) study on securing and defending U.S.
Oct 3, 2006 - 11:03 AM
The long-awaited reopening of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to some general aviation aircraft now appears imminent with the Trans- portation Se
Oct 2, 2006 - 2:44 PM
Even as a half-dozen companies are rushing to get FAA approval for systems that will allow the in-flight use of personal cellphones on business aircraft, o
Oct 2, 2006 - 1:45 PM
The so-called “stealth” amendment passed Congress last month, granting the City of Rialto, Calif., special dispensation to sell its municipally owned airpo
Oct 2, 2006 - 11:18 AM
Former Comair flight attendant (FA) Gilbert Knops has filed suit against the airline, claiming his ethnic appearance and anti-war sentiment bred suspicion
Oct 2, 2006 - 8:39 AM
In the aftermath of 9/11, the number-one priority quickly became answering “How did it happen?” and “How do we stop it from happening again?”<br /> <br />
Sep 29, 2006 - 10:01 AM
While many in general aviation were seeking to modify or eliminate the much-loathed Washington air defense identification zone (ADIZ), the FAA executed a 1