7/20/2009

Lawmakers in Alaska are pressing the TSA to rethink its proposed large aircraft security program, which they say would harm the general aviation industry and cost approximately $400,000 per community for compliance in Alaska. A report from the Department of Homeland Security and Office of Inspections released last month states that general aviation represents only a limited threat to national security, and lawmakers say the TSA should keep that in mind in developing their rules.

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