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- CUTTING-EDGE TECHNOLOGY. Phillips, Edward H. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;10/8/2001, Vol. 155 Issue 15, p15
Focuses on the development of i-Portal 100, a weapons-detection system from Quantum Magnetics Inc. in the United States. Capability of the system to locate concealed objects in the body; Use of the machine for prescreening or secondary screening of passengers; Approval of the device by the...
- The Bomb Sniffer. // Time;3/30/1970, Vol. 95 Issue 13, p53
The article reports on the bomb detector 'bomb sniffer' developed by Olfactronics and Odor Science Center, part of Illinois Institute of Technology Research Institute under a 300,000 dollars grant from U.S. Federal Aviation Administration. It scents incriminating odors from explosives and has...
- Advanced passenger screening technologies: 'It's not just about the passenger.'. HUDSON, TIM // Journal of Airport Management;Jan-Mar2011, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p114
The world of the security screening checkpoint has changed dramatically due to the events of 25th December, 2009 when Umar Farouk Mutallab, or infamously known as 'The Underwear Bomber', successfully carried explosives stitched in his underwear through the security screening checkpoint (SSCP)...
- Bomb Plot Fallout. Doyle, John M. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;10/2/2006, Vol. 165 Issue 13, p41
This article explains that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is stepping up its search for better technology to screen carry-on bags, now that it allows passengers to bring small amounts of liquids and gels onto U.S. airliners. In addition to developing technology that can identify liquid...
- Asian carriers have long-term commitment to security programs. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;5/8/1989, Vol. 130 Issue 19, p77
Reports that Northeast Asian carriers have been investing in security programs for years and the threat to airlines in the area is low compared with that in the Middle East and Mediterranean areas. Security measures and commitments.
- Increasing TNA sensitivity causes higher number of false alarms. Henderson, B.W. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;9/18/1989, Vol. 131 Issue 12, p127
Reports that the thermal neutron analysis (TNA) bomb detection device the FAA has ordered airlines to buy and use, can detect small amounts of explosives but may produce an unacceptable number of false alarms when set to look for less than about one pound. Discusses TNA development, operation,...
- Don't get around. // Practical Accountant;Jul97, Vol. 30 Issue 7, p10
Focuses on the security measures taken by the airline industry with regards to customers identification. Information on the identification documents customers should produce when travelling.
- Stranded at the airport. // Black Enterprise;May97, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p136
Presents some suggestion on what to do when stranded at the airport.
- Presidential Commission cites improvements in European airport and airway safety. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;2/26/90, Vol. 132 Issue 9, p31
Summarizes the role of President Bush's Commission on Aviation Security and Terrorism and its recent findings that security has been heightened in Europe and its importance stressed since last year.