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Federal Flight Deck Officer

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The Federal Flight Deck Officer (FFDO) program is run by the Federal Air Marshal Service with the aim of allowing volunteer pilots of commercial airline flights to carry firearms for the ...

Pilots Now Ready to Carry Guns in Cockpit - ABC News

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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.

Former Obama pilot: Every pilot needs to have a gun - NY Daily News

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Jun 16, 2015 ... FFDOs are pilot-volunteers — trained, permitted and armed by the TSA to carry weapons in the cockpits of commercial airliners. Once they ...

Pilots, TSA At Odds Over Guns - CBS News

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The government says its training program to arm commercial airline pilots is now at full capacity and it expects to train all qualified pilots who volunteer to carry ...

More than 10% of pilots allowed to fly armed - USATODAY.com

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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 ...

PRESIDENT HUSSEIN SECRETLY BANS GUNS FROM PILOTS ...

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Mar 17, 2009 ... carry guns if they completed a federal-safety program. ... Federal Flight Deck Officers, the pilots who have been approved to carry guns, ... commercial passenger pilots on any flight carrying U.S. mail were required to

Armed Airline Pilots Want Authority Beyond Cockpit | WIRED

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Jan 27, 2012 ... After September 11, 2001 some airline pilots were granted the authority to carry guns while on duty in the cockpit. The pilots are trained on how ...

TRACES OF TERROR - AIR SECURITY - HOUSE PASSES BILL ...

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Jul 11, 2002 ... ... overwhelmingly today to let airline pilots carry guns in their cockpits, ... The House legislation, approved 310 to 113, provides that pilots are to ...

Guns in the cockpit - Washington Times

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Jan 3, 2008 ... Bill Nelson of Florida stated: "The need for guns in the cockpit is just ... Hearing this, some might ask, "Do airline pilots still need to be armed?

Gun program for pilots set for expansion, officials insist - Washington ...

www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/mar/24/gun-program-for-pilots-set-for-expansion-officials/

Mar 24, 2009 ... ... to end a program that trains commercial airline pilots to carry guns and ... claiming that the approval process for letting pilots carry guns on ...

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Guns for Pilots - FactCheck.org

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Mar 21, 2009 ... ... is dropping the federal safety program that allowed pilots to carry guns? ... training to commercial pilots and certain other crew members in firearm use, allowing those who are approved to carry a gun in the cockpit and ...

Can airline pilots carry handguns? | Yahoo Answers

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Jun 5, 2013 ... If an airline pilot has a license to open or concealed carry are they able to do so while flying? I mean they already have control of the plane so ...

Barack Obama Ending Progam that Allows Pilots to Carry Guns ...

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Mar 17, 2009 ... "We trust commercial airline pilots with $500 million aircraft," he continued. .... Deck Officers, the pilots who have been approved to carry guns".