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."
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them WHAT to do and they will
surprise you with their ingenuity.
-- Gen. George S. Patton, Jr.