The House Homeland Security Appropriations Committee offered
AOPA's Airport Watch program the best possible endorsement you can
get in Washington, DC -- money. Last week, the committee told the
Transportation Security Administration that it expects the TSA to
"continue funding the toll free number (866/GA-SECURE) to reinforce
security at the nation's 5,400 public-use general aviation
By ANN Senior Correspondent Kevin R.C. "Hognose" O'Brien
I wasn't flying Wednesday when the city of Washington went into
a massive, hyperventilating panic over a light plane in the ADIZ; I
was driving the highways, and I got to hear the blow-by-blow on the
radio and in periodic phone calls with ANN's Pete Combs. Good
grief, what a shameful episode. There's enough shame to go around.
Indeed, there are no heroes in this tawdry tale of ADIZ incursion,
but there's a whole gaggle of goats.