NBAA: TSA Action Is A Positive Step | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Airborne On ANN

Oshkosh Day One

Oshkosh Day Two

Airborne 07.20.16

Airborne 07.21.16

Airborne 07.22.16

Airborne Hi-Def On YouTube

Oshkosh Day One

Oshkosh Day Two

Airborne 07.20.16

Airborne 07.21.16

Airborne 07.22.16

Tweet Us The Coolest Things You See @OSH16!
#OSH16Coolest!

It's Alive!: AirVenture 2016 Innovation Preview on Vimeo!

It's Alive!: AirVenture 2016 Innovation Preview on YouTube!

 

Sat, Feb 12, 2005

NBAA: TSA Action Is A Positive Step

Association Applauds TSA Action To Reopen DC-3

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) issued a statement on Friday welcoming a ruling from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) that re-opens three general aviation airports in the Washington region to "transient" aircraft, which are aircraft based outside the Washington, DC, area.

"NBAA believes the TSA's ruling represents a positive step in restoring access to the Washington region for general aviation aircraft operators," said NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen. "In lifting the restrictions at the airports, TSA has recognized that security protections for general aviation must take economic considerations and personal liberties into account. NBAA will continue working with TSA to develop an even more streamlined and manageable set of general aviation security requirements that apply to airports and airspace in Washington and across the country."

The airports affected by TSA's ruling are located in Maryland, and include College Park Airport (CGS), Potomac Airfield (VKX), and Washington Executive/Hyde Field (W32). The facilities were closed to all aircraft traffic following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. In February 2002, the airports were reopened only to aircraft based at the three airfields.

The TSA's rule, issued Thursday and effective February 13, requires enhanced security procedures for pilots of transient aircraft that are already in place for pilots based at the airports. The security measures include, but are not limited to, background checks, fingerprint tests, criminal history checks, aircraft registration, and submission of flight plans.

(Ed: The sole TFR in today's edition, below, implements the TSA ruling. - JJ)

FMI: www.nbaa.org

Advertisement

More News

L-3 Aviation Products Presents OSH2016 Special Event Coverage!!!

Innovative Avionics Powerhouse Showcases Latest Developments It's been a great year for L-3 Aviation Products. In less than six months, they've finetuned some ground-breaking produ>[...]

Aspen Avionics, True Innovators, Present OSH2016 Special Event Coverage!

OSH2016 Sponsor: Always-Innovative Aspen Avionics Based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Aspen Avionics specializes in bringing the most advanced display and sensor technology from the >[...]

Martin Mars Makes Debut At AirVenture Oshkosh 2016

>[...]

Airborne 07.22.16: ONE Aviation New Jet, Drone Pilot Nabbed, Stemme Twin Voyager

Also: AEA Giveaway, 44 Trips To OSH, Airbus Drones, Future Pilots, NTSB Training, Air BP, Boeing Forecast, ALPA Milestone ONE Aviation has provided ANN with the initial outline for>[...]

It's ALIVE! 2016 AirVenture Innovation Preview Program Debuting RIGHT NOW!

Get The EARLY Inside Details On THE Most Exciting NEW Innovations And Product Announcements From OSHKOSH... The staff of EAA and the Aero-News Network are pleased to announce that >[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2016 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC