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Knives to Fly Planes On April 25

Wednesday, April 3, 2013
By George Hatcher
Knives to Fly Planes On April 25

Knives are back and flight attendants aren’t happy. The TSA ban on knives is due to be lifted on April 25. The blade can be no longer than 2.36 inches. The coalition of Flight Attendant Unions lobbied in Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, and Norfolk, Va, Chicago, Denver, Miami, New York LaGuardia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Seattle,... »

AOPA Places Blame on Holes in System Not Flight Schools

Saturday, July 21, 2012
By George Hatcher

Update to Should Illegal Aliens Attend Flight School Owned by Illegal Alien? The AOPA believes it is a breakdown in government communication that is why foreign students in the United States were able to receive flight training and some even earn their pilot certificate though they had entered the country illegally or had overstayed... »

TSA Draws a Zero Tolerance Line in the Sand

Monday, July 9, 2012
By George Hatcher
TSA Draws a Zero Tolerance Line in the Sand

A group of air marshals which included one supervisor, went to lunch at a restaurant, and eight of them drank alcohol. Some of the marshals were armed. The incident was reported by an Air Marshal who witnessed the incident. The eight who were drinking were fired. Seven of the agents will have a chance... »

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