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U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission - Aviation Security   [open pdf - 69KB]

"Civil aviation security exists to prevent criminal activity on aircraft and in airports. Criminal activity includes acts such as hijacking (air piracy), damaging or destroying aircraft and nearby areas with bombs, and assaulting passengers and aviation employees. Today, aviation security is high on the list of priorities of air travelers, the Federal Government, and the international air community. In the earliest days of aviation, however, aviation security was only a minor concern." This essay provides a brief historical overview of aviation violence and aviation security.

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Michigan State University Criminal Justice Resources Home Page: http://www.lib.msu.edu/harris23/crimjust/trans.htm
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