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Federal Flight Deck Officers: The airline pilots trained to shoot hijackers

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Thousands of US airline pilots carry guns in the cockpit. Why do they do it - and how are they trained? Every year, hundreds of American pilots head to Artesia, New Mexico, to learn new skills. (www.bbc.com) Daha Fazlası...

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jmanley20
John Manley 2
So who exactly thought this was a good idea to leak to the general public....? FFDO was supposed to stay classified.....
ToddBaldwin3
ToddBaldwin3 1
This is really old news. It's been in the general press since the program was instituted, and ibqwik also has a very good point.
MultiComm
MultiComm 1
The only secret is WHO the FFDO's are. The goal is to not know if your plane has a FFDO or Air Marshal on board however I think there are a few give-a-ways should someone pay close attention.
Gropierre
Far West is going in the air...
PLANESOLUTIONS
PLANESOLUTIONS 1
Slow news day, time to recycle...
cuthbert31
allan howell 0
Story has been done about this a decade ago.Journalists need to find original content not rehash stuff that we alredy knew.
bdarnell
bdarnell 1
Consider the source .......
jbqwik
jbqwik 1
My guess is thinking is this: If you know a cop is down the street with radar then you won't be inclined to speed. I think the hope is to dissuade people from trying in the first place for fear of collateral damage to pax or plane.

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