Words of Advice:

"Never Feel Sorry For Anyone Who Owns an Airplane."-- Tina Marie

If Something Seems To Be Too Good To Be True, It's Best To Shoot It, Just In Case." -- Fiona Glenanne

Flying the Airplane is More Important than Radioing Your Plight to a Person on the Ground
Who is Incapable of Understanding or Doing Anything About It.
" -- Unknown

"There seems to be almost no problem that Congress cannot, by diligent efforts and careful legislative drafting, make ten times worse." -- Me

"What the hell is an `Aluminum Falcon'?" -- Emperor Palpatine

"Eck!" -- George the Cat

Friday, June 19, 2009

TSA Has a "Well, Duh" Moment

The Homeland Security Department's inspector general said Wednesday the national security threat posed by general aviation is "limited and mostly hypothetical."
I have to wonder what is going on, though. The TSA and their parent agency, the DBP, operate by creating irrational fear. Giving up the "ZOMG, Cessna 150s Are Coming To Kill Us" line would seem to be counterintuitive for the TSA. They are not going to get far by adopting policies based on rational threat evaluation.


montag said...


Sarah said...

A breath of fresh air. Let's hope the backlash on TSA's recent initiatives ( LASP, SD-08G ) brings some sanity.

Here is what happens when GA is used by a determined, suicidal paramilitary organization. Not too impressive, is it?