Question of the Week: Repair Stations as a Security Concern

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Last week, we asked if historic aircraft should be flown by groups like the Commemorative Air Force or if some one-of-a-kind birds are just too rare for the air.

Most of the readers who took a moment to answer thought historic aircraft should be flown 31% of you offering no restrictions and another 33% saying pilot qualifications, weather, and safety-of-flight issues should be squarely at the forefront. (11% of you said such flights should be limited to special occasions to keep them in flying condition, but no more.

For a complete (real-time) breakdown of reader responses, click here.
(You may be asked to register and answer if you haven't already participated in this poll.)


The TSA has announced plans to impose stricter security requirements on FAA-certificated repair stations in the U.S. and in other countries. This week, we'd like readers to gauge the security threat posed by repair stations.

How big a security threat are repair stations?
(click to answer)

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