Posts Tagged ‘security’


Video: Woman Forced Off Plane After Booking Wrong Destination

A woman was forcefully removed from a US Airways flight bound for Portugal, after she thought she was headed to Brazil, and removed to get off the aircraft.
by Phil Derner Jr.


Your Role in the Hobby of Plane Spotting

Many people have a preconceived notion that taking photos of airliners is illegal, harmful, or dangerous. They couldn't be any more wrong.
by Phil Derner Jr.


A Culture Lost – Five Ways Federal Air Marshals Have Changed Since 9/11

The Federal Air Marshal Service has a long and storied history. Unfortunately, much of the culture gained over the first 40 years that air marshals existed has been lost in the post-9/11 world.
by Clay Biles


Ford Ecoboost 1.0L 3-cylinder engine block in a carry-on. (Photo by Ford)

Ford Demonstrates How To Pack An Engine Block In Your Carry On

From snow globes to cranberry sauce, the TSA has rules prohibiting all sorts of items, but it seems they left engine blocks off the list.
by admin

Filtered images from a backscatter body scanner. (Photo by TSA)

TSA X-Ray Body Scanners Sit Idle in Warehouse

It turns out that more than 90 of the controversial scanners removed from major airports will sit in a Texas warehouse indefinitely.
by Michael Grabell, ProPublica