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Pilot Pistols In The Cockpit  
User currently offlineVREF SPEED From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (14 years 8 months 2 weeks 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 594 times:

I think all airlines should now carry a conceiled pistol in the cockpit at all times. Of course it would be locked and only accessible by the captain. Apparently it wasn't to hard to get knives on board but it would have been a real challenge to get a gun on board. A pilot could have easily defeated a hijacker with just a knife if the pilot would have access to a pistol that would be required. What do you all think?

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User currently offlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 30408 posts, RR: 57
Reply 1, posted (14 years 8 months 2 weeks 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 487 times:


Or at least pilots and flight crew should have the option of carring their personal piece....

Actually I know quite a few bush pilots that carry their weapons on their aircraft during paying trips. Until last year it was part of the required survival kit up here.

I bet it would cut down on air rage incidents too.