Security

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

Nov 2, 2006 - 4:38 AM
One of the cornerstones of aviation is trust.
Nov 1, 2006 - 11:41 AM
Washington, D.C.’s South Capitol Street Heliport (09W) has been struggling to reopen to at least some pre-approved general aviation rotorcraft since mid-20
Oct 31, 2006 - 9:53 AM
Beginning later this month, the North American Aerospace Defense Command (Norad) will use aircraft-specific laser lights to warn errant pilots they have st
Oct 19, 2006 - 11:29 AM
Northrop Grumman expected to begin last month “operational testing and evaluation” of its Guardian civil aircraft counter-manpads air defense system aboard
Oct 19, 2006 - 11:21 AM
In a letter to all 535 members of Congress, the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) highlighted what it calls “costly and ill-conceived provisio
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.