Where Are The Armed Pilots?--Article


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AZLibertarian
September 21, 2003, 04:22 PM
Where Are The Armed Pilots?

Capt. Tracy W. Price

On November 25th, 2002, President Bush signed the Arming Pilots Against Terrorism Act. The law compelled the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to train and arm airline pilots that volunteered for the program. Many Americans and, in my experience as an airline captain, much of the traveling public happily believe that large numbers of airline pilots are now carrying guns. Unfortunately, they are living in a fool’s paradise....

The article is somewhat long, and I won't encumber the THR bandwidth with the whole thing, but it can be read at...

http://www.secure-skies.org/Where_Are_The_Armed_Pilots.asp

Folks, this is still important. The BGs are still trying to take down airliners, yet the Bush TSA is stalling two years after the fact. If you haven't written your Congressional representatives, please consider doing so.

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