Security

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

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has certified BAE Systems’ Matador infrared heat-seeking missile jamming system for fixed-wing aircraft as an app
The call comes as the FAA released its draft environmental impact statement on its airspace redesign–a project involving 31,000 sq mi, five states and 21 m
Germany’s highest court last month voided a law adopted last year that allowed the military to shoot down hijacked civilian aircraft.
Europe’s EC2320 requirement for full passenger and crew security screening could be extended to aircraft weighing as little as 2.7 tons (5,952 pounds), acc
One of few companies that make aircraft intrusion-monitoring equipment, Securaplane claims to be the security system recommended most by OEMs and FBOs worl
For GA airports that are searching for ways to train employees, tenants and users about TSA security guidelines, an Edmonton, Canada company has released a
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Some states have taken a hard line on GA airport security.
One of the flaws of the Airport Watch program, according to the Congressional Research Service (CRS), is that it is sometimes difficult to differentiate be
Even though a general aviation airplane has never been used for a known act of terrorism, securing general aviation airports against any such act continues
The popular but, some would say, odd pastime of planespotting has recruited new high-tech help, a “virtual radar” hooked to a personal computer that allows