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A Look at the Argument of Arming Pilots Essay

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  • on January 24, 2013
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A look at the argument of
arming airline pilots
Aeronautical Science for Management AGMT 202

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  This paper gives both sides to the argument about pilots carrying guns in the cockpits.   While on the one hand the pilots would be able to protect themselves and their passengers if they carried guns, on the other hand there are those pilots that have never had gun training and do not care to handle guns.   When they became pilots they did not take into consideration that they might have to become 'soldiers of the air' as well.

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A look at the argument of
arming airline pilots

      On the subject of airline safety, I feel that the consideration of guns being carried by pilots is astoundingly important. There has been much controversy as to whether pilots should be allowed to carry guns in the cockpit.   Although it has already been permitted, an in-depth view of both sides of this argument would be beneficial to anyone considering security management in the aviation industry.
      In 2002 the Airline Pilots Association, the largest pilot's union, requested support from its members to help pass a bill that would allow guns in the cockpit.   Many of them felt that if pilots are trained in the use of firearms and felt comfortable with using a gun, there is no reason why they should not be permitted to carry one onboard. "More than 3,000 people were murdered, billions of dollars of property damage was incurred, the nation's economy was rocked and is still suffering, thousands of people were laid off, and billions of dollars of new spending will be allocated to security -- all because eight pilots were killed," said Capt. Steve Luckey, security chairman for the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA). He also stated "It is...

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