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Top airline pilot against security radiation scanning for pilots

let pilots avoid the same high-intensity searches that the public endures at TSA checkpoints.

APA president advises against new body scanners dallasnews.com, AIRLINE BIZ Terry Maxon, 1 Nov 10, Allied Pilots Association president Dave Bates is suggesting that American Airlines pilots go through a pat-down search by Transportation Security Administration personnel rather undergo the repeated radiation from the “advanced imaging technology” body scanners used at many airports…….

He wants TSA to come up with a way to let pilots avoid the same high-intensity searches that the public endures at TSA checkpoints.

“While I’m sure that each of us recognizes that the threats to our lives are real, the practice of airport security screening of airline pilots has spun out of control and does nothing to improve national security,” Bates wrote.

“It’s long past time that policymakers take the steps necessary to exempt commercial pilots from airport security screening and grant designated pilot access to SIDA utilizing either Crew Pass or biometric identification.”…

In response to increased threats to civil aviation around the world, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has implemented the use of Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) body scanners at some airport locations….

APA president advises against new body scanners | AIRLINE BIZ Blog | dallasnews.com

November 2, 2010 - Posted by | health, USA | , ,

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