Arming Pilots Analytical Essay by Master Researcher

Arming Pilots
This paper examines the arguments for and against arming airline pilots.
# 90332 | 1,125 words | 5 sources | 2006 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2006 in Hot Topics (Terror and 9/11) , Aviation, Aeronautics (General)

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The paper discusses the proposal to arm airline pilots. The paper looks at those in favor who argued that pilots needed the means to repel invaders into the cockpit. Those not in favor argued that it was dangerous for pilots to be carrying firearms and that doing so also put them in danger. The paper describes how the issue was considered as various legislation was proposed and as an increased effort was made to train air marshals for service to protect the flying public. The paper points out that the question is still often raised and continues to foster debate.

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