Here is an outstanding film, in 4 parts, of Lindbergh's flight from Roosevelt Field, Long Island, N.Y on May 20, 1927.
Officials say security screeners at a Bozeman-area airport failed to spot a gun in a passenger's luggage last month, but the man turned himself in when he realized his error. The man became aware he had the firearm in his carryon luggage as he was b
Contrary to public statements made by the Transportation Security Administration, full-body airport scanners do have the ability to store and transmit images, according to documents obtained by the Electronic Privacy Information Center.
DHS's Napolitano's response to the crotchbomber: "We're looking to make sure that this sort of incident cannot recur." The TSA's response to Abdulmutalib's attempt makes one thing clear: We must stop pretending the TSA is making us safer.
Announcing the TSA Logo Contest. Rules are simple: create a TSA logo. People are welcome to give ideas in the comments, but only actual created logos are eligible to compete.
We’ve been having a hard time keeping up with events over the last few weeks. Every time we think the keystone cops from the Department of Homeland Security can’t come up with anything dumber to do, they prove us wrong. At this point we’re not sure w
Two F-16s were launched to catch up with AirTran Airways Flight 39 from Atlanta to San Francisco after a report that an intoxicated passenger had locked himself in a bathroom. The captain decided to divert the plane _ landed at NORAD spokeswoman Stac
The Chinese man believed to have caused a security breach that resulted in major delays at Newark Liberty Airport when he took advantage of a guard's absence to sneak past a checkpoint and walk arm-in-arm with a woman has been arrested
An airline passenger in Miami proclaimed "I want to kill all the Jews" before police forced him off a Detroit-bound plane. Asad was charged with threats against a public servant, disorderly conduct and resisting an officer without violence.
Got arrested at the Seattle airport for refusing to say how much money I make. (The cops say I was not “arrested”, but they definitely handcuffed me.) Their video should show I was polite, but refused questions that had nothing to do with security.
A passenger whose bag tested positive for explosives at a California airport prompting authorities to shut down the facility and divert flights, said he was carrying only bottled honey. Hours later he was still being held for questioning, and investi
A company official says a United Airlines flight headed to Chicago had to return to St. Louis because they had a problem with its computers, and manually checked in passengers. The computers started working after the flight took off and that’s when t
An Antarctic expedition has found what it believes to be remains of the first airplane brought to the frozen continent, on an icy shore near where it was abandoned a century ago. Australia has searched for many years for the old single-propeller Vick
I would respond the same... I was walking up to the terminal checkpoint when The government(TSA) sounded like a Capitol One Credit Card Commercial... What's in your Underwear? I would look for the closest exit also...
The failed attempt to blow up an Amsterdam-Detroit flight last week could prove a bonanza for airport security firms, especially full-body scanners makers . "It might put some pressure to buy more full-body scanners....Congress will probably do somet
With all the screening technology at airports, the last line of defense is still the human hand: the pat-down search. Experts say the pat-down is often ineffective because of rules of where screeners can put their hands and how frequently they can
The White House nominee to lead the Transportation Security Administration gave Congress misleading information about incidents in which he inappropriately accessed a federal database, possibly in violation of privacy laws, documents show.
The Netherlands and Nigeria will use full-body scanners at airports after a failed Christmas Day attack on a US-bound plane by a 23-year-old Nigerian suspect who passed through both countries. The scanners--which "see" through clothing
China is home to a widespread DIY culture fed by necessity (the mother of all invention) and innovation. These garage builders and innovators are, like their products, often called shanzhai. Literally translated, it means “mountain strongholds,”
“The big question to our country is how to balance the need for personal privacy with the safety and security needs of our country,” said Rep. Jason Chaffetz, (UT-R) who sponsored a successful measure in the House to require the devices be used
Aviation security could be improved with the use of databases containing passengers' personal information, technology such as body scans. Require greater tolerance of intrusions and far more effective government oversight, security specialists say.
As the Obama administration showboats their concerns for air safety while offering even more restrictions on Americans, the truth begins to show its ugly head. Eye witness Kurt Haskell of New Port Michigan told another story of blatant disregard for
Armed officers on Sunday rushed aboard the same Detroit-bound Northwest Airlines flight that was attacked on Christmas Day, but the perceived threat wasn't much of a danger - just an ill traveler who spent too much time in the bathroom.
Tensions are running high after Friday's attempted terror attack aboard an airplane, and those fears sparked a security scare at Sky Harbor Airport Saturday night -- and 2 men had to be pulled off a plane who were Middle Eastern and acting suspicious
"...during the final hour of flight passengers must remain seated. They won't be allowed access to carryon baggage or to have any items on their laps."
A Nigerian man who said he was an agent for al-Qaida tried to blow up a Northwest Airlines plane Friday as it was preparing to land in Detroit, but travelers who smelled smoke and heard what sounded like firecrackers rushed to subdue him, the passeng
The Obama administration took aim Monday at tarmac horror stories, ordering airlines to let passengers stuck in stranded airplanes to disembark after three hours. With its new regulations, the Transportation Department sent an unequivocal message on
A single call from a flight attendant to the pilots of the Northwest Airlines plane that overshot Minneapolis catapulted the cockpit crew from complacency to chaos. Interviews with the flight crew and other documents released Wednesday by the Nati
Boeing's new 787 jetliner finally got airborne Tuesday, the long-delayed inaugural flight of the world's first commercial plane mostly constructed from lightweight composite materials. The sleek jet lifted off from Everett's Paine Field on a fligh
The procedures are blatantly discriminatory and in apparent violation of Federal law, the U.S. Constitution, and Article 12 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), a treaty ratified by and binding on the USA. One of the