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Finally Got A Letter From The TSA  
User currently offlineB757300 From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 4114 posts, RR: 23
Posted (12 years 2 months 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 2781 times:

Finally, after almost 2 months of waiting and figuring I’d never get an answer, I got a letter from the TSA regarding airport photography. Now I can go up to CLL and catch that b*tch in a lie. I am going to enjoy seeing the look on her face but I’ll wait until her citizen solider is pulled out of the airport.




"There is no victory at bargain basement prices."
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User currently offlineNikonF100 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (12 years 2 months 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 2696 times:

Read the first sentence of the second paragraph Eric...She'll come right back and say "CLL Isn't a TSA airport"



User currently offlineB757300 From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 4114 posts, RR: 23
Reply 2, posted (12 years 2 months 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 2688 times:

Last time I checked, all airports are under TSA authority.


"There is no victory at bargain basement prices."
User currently offlineLeftseat86 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (12 years 2 months 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 2681 times:

Wow...thats some pretty official stuff! Big grin
But hey...when the cop is pissed, the cop is pissed...waving a letter like that wont do you much good  Smile

-Clovis


User currently offlineB757300 From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 4114 posts, RR: 23
Reply 4, posted (12 years 2 months 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 2676 times:

That is why I'm waiting for the national guard to leave. She won't be able to call Mr. Rambo to get rid of me. Texas A&M is going to replace the national guard with the Univeristy police for the time being. The women I've been dealing with isn't a cop, her title is "Assistant to the Director".


"There is no victory at bargain basement prices."
User currently offlineNikonF100 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (12 years 2 months 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 2679 times:

No sir. Not all airports are under TSA authority. To my knowledge, only FLL, BWI and some others are. I know for sure Portland, San Jose, and Seattle are not.

User currently offlineB757300 From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 4114 posts, RR: 23
Reply 6, posted (12 years 2 months 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 2673 times:

Airport safety regulations are the same @ all airports. Only National in D.C. has special standards for obvious reasons. Each airport can add to it with local regulations but the federal standards are going to be the same everywhere. The TSA took over airport security from the FAA. When I wrote the FAA, the letter I was sent back said to write the TSA but @ the time authority was handed over to the TSA, photogrpahy was not illegal.


"There is no victory at bargain basement prices."
User currently offlineNonRevKing From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (12 years 2 months 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 2659 times:

I was, up until recently, a Ground Security Coordinator for a well known airline. I can assure you, ALL airports in the US are under TSA direction.

B


User currently offlineAlaskaairlines From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 2054 posts, RR: 16
Reply 8, posted (12 years 2 months 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 2633 times:

OK man, get that guy if you can.

Keep us posted.

Good luck!

-Dmitry


User currently offlineChris28_17 From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 1439 posts, RR: 10
Reply 9, posted (12 years 2 months 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 2632 times:

as a current ground security coordinator i can also tell you that indeed all US airports are under TSA control.

word up, B



c


User currently offlineJwenting From Netherlands, joined Apr 2001, 10213 posts, RR: 19
Reply 10, posted (12 years 2 months 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 2606 times:

The 2nd to last paragraph voids the entire document.
Tells you that any airport can (and after Sept.11 probably will have) asked for and gotten local laws that DO put in effect restrictions that are not set down in federal law.
Tells you to get each city, state and airport to send you a similar letter for that specific location.



I wish I were flying
User currently offlineAirplanenut From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 654 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (12 years 2 months 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 2608 times:

Hi,

Do you, by any chance, have the letter that you sent and where to send it? It would be great for me (an many others, I am sure) to have that, and since you already did obvoiously GREAT work  Smile Smile/happy/getting dizzy

If you could post/email it, I would be VERY greatful.

Thanks!

Jeremy



Why yes, in fact, I am a rocket scientist...
User currently offlineB757300 From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 4114 posts, RR: 23
Reply 12, posted (12 years 2 months 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 2609 times:

Jwenting, the point is most local governments have NOT outlawed aviation photography. Whenever we're hassled, we're told it was the Federal Government, FAA, TSA, etc. The witch here @ CLL says that the FEDERAL GOVERNMENT outlawed photography, not the local airport. Since Texas A&M University runs the airport, I spoke with the head of the University police about this. He said that TAMU has not created a policy to prohibit photography.


Airplanenut, I'm sorry but I deleted the letter a few weeks ago when I was cleaning up my hard drive. All it basically said that I had been informed by the local airport officials that the Feds had outlawed all photography @ airports and I was seeking proof one way or the other.

This is the address I sent it to. Took about 6 weeks for a reply. Must be the normal length of time for a bureaucratic organization to write a letter.

Transportation Security Administration
400 Seventh Street Southwest
Washington, DC 20590



"There is no victory at bargain basement prices."
User currently offlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 29788 posts, RR: 58
Reply 13, posted (12 years 2 months 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 2576 times:

I am shocked that a Fed actually signed it.

Time to go public, write you comments to the editor...IMHO.

Unless you have another plan



OBAMA-WORST PRESIDENT EVER....Even SKOORB would be better.
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