This authoritative text fills many voids on the subject of air transportation related security. Security problems and solutions in preventing hijacking and in protecting cargo and baggage are covered in detail. Credit card frauds and the security of ticket stock are also discussed. The legal aspects of screening, the predeparture screening procedures, metal detectors and x-ray inspection, weapons, prisoners and restricted articles are considered as well as baggage, cargo and exempt flights, and bomb threats. Specific aspects of airport security considered here include the following: government regulations, perimeter security and lighting, identification for security, terminal and ramp security, law enforcement, communications and contingency planning, and general aviation security. The special aspects of air freight security are detailed.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Security World Publishing Company, Incorporated

    2639 South La Clenega Boulevard
    Los Angeles, CA  United States  90034
  • Authors:
    • Moore, K C
  • Publication Date: 1976

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00155591
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Aviation Administration
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Sep 20 1977 12:00AM