By Daniel J. Benny Ph.D

After Sept. 11, the preliminary concentration from the U.S. govt, media, and the general public used to be on protection at advertisement airports and aboard air carriers. quickly, research printed the hijackers had educated at flight faculties working out of normal aviation airports, resulting in an immense outcry through the media and in the executive to mandate safety rules for this flight sector. basic Aviation defense: airplane, Hangars, Fixed-Base Operations, Flight faculties, and Airports examines the threats opposed to common aviation (GA) and provides assets for protection execs and GA airport vendors and operators to increase an impenetrable airport and plane defense plan.



Following an outline of normal aviation and its inherent safety threats, the ebook explores:





  • Physical safeguard for the aviation setting, together with intrusion detection platforms, cameras, locks, lighting fixtures, and window security

  • The safeguard strength, together with recruitment and training

  • Security of common aviation plane and airports, together with runway defense and gasoline storage

  • Airport security laws resembling the staff safety Act and the Bloodborne Pathogens Act

  • Emergency reaction to more than a few eventualities, together with clinical emergencies, fires, gasoline leaks, and bomb threats

  • The safety of hangars, fixed-base operations, and flight schools

  • Corporate aviation safeguard departments



The booklet concludes with a research concerning the airplane proprietors and Pilots organization (AOPA) Airport Watch software and the Transportation defense management (TSA) safety requisites and proposals for normal aviation.



General aviation helps public security, company, agriculture, advertisement airports, aeronautical schooling, and lots of elements of the aviation undefined. The e-book is the 1st to discover the original safeguard matters appropriate to basic aviation operations.


Dr. Daniel J. Benny used to be interviewed on video by means of common Aviation safeguard journal approximately his article about the results of the Airport Watch Program.

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