Any pilot or flight engineer employed by a commercial airline is eligible to
volunteer ... Officers are trained on the use of firearms, use of force, legal issues,
defensive ... The pilot was a Fede...
The first class of commercial airline pilots trained to carry guns into the cockpit ...
sworn in as federal flight deck officers under a program approved by Congress.
Mar 21, 2009 ... ... dropping the federal safety program that allowed pilots to carry guns? ... to
commercial pilots and certain other crew members in firearm use, ...
Mar 31, 2008 ... More than one in 10 of the nation's airline pilots are cleared to carry a handgun
while flying, and the number will continue to grow, according to ...
"Obama secretly ends program that let pilots carry guns? After the September 11
attacks, commercial airline pilots were allowed to carry guns if ...
After the September 11 attacks, commercial airline pilots were allowed to carry
guns if they completed a federal-safety program. No longer would unarmed pilots
Jun 16, 2015 ... Former Obama pilot: Give all pilots guns if you truly want to ... by the TSA to carry
weapons in the cockpits of commercial airliners. .... Pilots accepted into the
program are forced to bear most of their own expenses to do so.
Mar 17, 2009 ... After the September 11 attacks, commercial airline pilots were allowed to carry
guns if they completed a federal-safety program. No longer ...
Jun 5, 2013 ... Best Answer: A very select few airline pilots are allowed to carry weapons under
the Federal Flight Deck Officer program administered by the ...
Apr 18, 2003 ... Bob Lambert, president of the Airline Pilots' Security Alliance, who was ... training
is meeting the demand of pilots who want to carry a weapon.