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Armed Cargo Pilots

Old 1st Aug 2003, 18:52
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Question Armed Cargo Pilots

Heard on radio news yesterday that the US is planning on arming
cargo pilots also .
Anybody got more news on that ?
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Old 2nd Aug 2003, 00:54
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Maybe the pilots operating on the "kabul express" out of Bahrain
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Old 2nd Aug 2003, 07:43
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Or maybe the Liverpool-Stanstead run
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Old 5th Aug 2003, 01:56
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Have Gun Will Travel.

Because loud mouthed aerial Rambos in positions of influence at ALPA are gung ho on the idea that terrorists could hide inside boxes, then crawl out in flight and storm the cockpit.
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Old 5th Aug 2003, 03:11
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I'm always armed when I fly, two in fact - left and right!!

Sorry, couldn't resist.
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Old 5th Aug 2003, 10:16
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I reckon the Liverpool-Belfast run would need them more.
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