[rescue] Airport Security and Rescues...

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Thu Mar 27 13:06:35 CDT 2008

On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 11:03:17AM -0500, Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:

> Okay, yes, we had that incident in 2001, but I doubt that any future
> attempt at the same trick would work again.  Any poor idiot heading to
> the cockpit screaming in a foreign language with a knife, box-cutter, or
> cocktail fork would have his back broken by every able-bodied man and
> woman in that vessel while he made his attempt to break through the
> now-locked and now-reinforced cockpit doors.

Are all the doors actually reinforced now?  I thought that program had
gotten stalled.

> Sure, they can keep
> thin Apple laptops and diet sodas from getting on planes, 

Don't forget that they are also very successful at keeping T-shirts with
blinky lights off of planes.

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