Locksmithing

August 3, 2011 - 11:30am

In times of heightened security, aircraft locks can be problematic. “The standard locks on many aircraft are surprisingly easy to open with only a similarly shaped key. Most operators want something more secure,” said Jim Jetton, president of Aircraft Security & Alert Systems, manufacturer of a line of custom-designed Medeco locks for aircraft.

December 2, 2008 - 4:29am

Gulfstream has contracted with Aircraft Security & Alert Systems, the sole provider of custom-designed Medeco locks for aircraft, to develop an advanced lock system for the Savannah OEM’s new G650.

September 23, 2008 - 7:36am

AirLock Aviation Security Systems has developed a programmable electronic door and access-panel locking system that records all uses of the locks to gain access to an aircraft. Unlike all-aircraft security systems that include sensors and electronic boxes, AirLock’s electronic access control system requires replacing mechanical door and access-panel locks with AirLock’s locking devices.

May 6, 2008 - 9:33am

Aircraft Security & Alert Systems of Dallas has been selected to provide an advanced locking mechanism as standard equipment for Bombardier’s new Challenger 300. The main cabin door, baggage door and hell-hole door will come with Secure II Medeco hardened locks.

 
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