Welcome to the February Issue of The BAC Bulletin & DA News!
This month BAC announces newly installed remote-viewing security cameras for pilots to monitor their planes, and along those lines we update you on the debate between the FAA, Homeland Security and the TSA over small aircraft security. We also provide you with some interesting information about the shifting North Pole and its impact on piloting. We hope you find this issue informative and please feel free to provide us with feedback.
Lynda & Santo Silvestro
Debate Over Small Aircraft Security Continues
Since the Sept. 11 attacks, the Federal Aviation Administration took decisive measures to improve commercial airline security: cockpit doors were locked during flight, air marshals were added onboard and airport security checks became more thorough. Yet relatively little has been done to increase the security of smaller aircraft and airports.
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The North Pole Is On the Go, Again
New research shows the North Pole is moving at a rate of 25 miles (40 kilometers) a year. As a result, planes were grounded recently at Tampa International Airport while compass signage was repainted.
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BAC Installs Hangar Cameras
At BAC, the safety and security of your aircraft is our utmost priority. We recently completed installation of multiple security cameras inside and around the hangar. You are now able to log on to your computer, enter a security code and literally "watch" your plane from the comfort of your computer.
To learn more about BAC's security cameras and quality maintenance service visit our services page or call (203) 748-7000.