timothy from the if-you-could-do-that-you'd-never-leave-the-airport dept.
countertrolling writes "In a compromise measure that attempts to balance calls for increased in General Aviation operations against the individual liberties of GA pilots, [TSA head John] announced that a new self-administered pat-down program would be mandatory in the very near future. Acceptance has been (at best) mixed within the GA . While most pilots knew that enhanced steps were going to be forthcoming from the TSA, as a 'necessary counter' to security threats, most complain that the new go too far."
Recent research has tended to show that the Abominable No-Man
is being replaced by the Prohibitive Procrastinator.
-- C.N. Parkinson