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."
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