jhooper
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Houston IAH Mounted Airport Patrols

Sat Jan 10, 2004 7:16 pm

I posted a thread about this a while back, but I thought I'd share an actual press release and photo:



http://www.houstonairportsystem.org/news/?id=20031219.7524070471
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InnocuousFox
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RE: Houston IAH Mounted Airport Patrols

Sat Jan 10, 2004 10:55 pm

That's actually not a bad idea. The whole eastern side of that airport is solid forest!
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lparky
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RE: Houston IAH Mounted Airport Patrols

Sun Jan 11, 2004 1:02 am

Another bonus of the horsies is the deterrent factor of the horse dung around the fenceline... No terrorist will want to step in that!
 
jhooper
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RE: Houston IAH Mounted Airport Patrols

Sun Jan 11, 2004 4:57 am

It seems a little contradictory that they're interesting in having "more eyes around the airport" but they love to chase away all the spotters and enthusiasts.
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