The Transportation Security Administration recently issued a security bulletin, reminding members of the general aviation (GA) community that each person is an integral part of the aviation security. The bulletin notes that there are currently no credible threats to GA, security officials still consider it a possible target of opportunity.
The House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Transportation Security, convened a hearing on July 18 to examine whether the U.S. remains vulnerable to terrorists training at flight schools. A GAO report reveals inconsistencies in the vetting process currently utilized by the Department of Homeland Security.
U.S. House of Representatives passes amendment to Homeland Security Appropriations bill boosting funding for armed-pilot training as TSA and Obama administration propose chopping program financing in half.