On this day in 1964, the Vietnam War’s first U.S. air operations take place. Terrorists attack Athens Airport in 1973. In 1981, Ronald Reagan fires 11,500 air traffic controllers.
When a SWAT Team stormed a diverted Sunwing flight, many people were shocked and frightened. Former Navy SEAL Rich Graham gives un an inside view into the tactical environment.
Why can’t TSA exhibit common sense now and then? If we’re to believe that TSA screeners are well-trained professionals, why can’t they handle an occasional judgment call?
Many people have a preconceived notion that taking photos of airliners is illegal, harmful, or dangerous. They couldn’t be any more wrong.
Despite what many young Americans seem to think, aircraft sabotage did not begin with the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. It has been with us for decades. Following is a list of some of the worst air-related terrorist acts of the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s.
Pan Am Flight 103 is bombed over Scotland, New York Airways begins helicopter flights from Manhattan’s Pan Am Building and more…
Marital tip: When you falsely accuse your husband of being a terrorist, he probably isn’t coming home to reconcile.
A Boeing 727 is shot down in the Congo, a United Airlines flight becomes the first victim of a bombing, and more…