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Old Sep 23, 12, 1:11 am   #1
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Fake airline pilot traveled in cockpit

He was improper an the airline pilot and he flew in the cockpit but, he was arrested at TRN. He got fake airline application, fake identify card, fake airline uniformed, too.

http://overheadbin.nbcnews.com/_news...ities-say?lite

That's reminded me about the movie "Catch me if you can". He flew old Pan American Airways but, he bought a fake uniformed. He was too young.
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Old Sep 23, 12, 8:16 am   #2
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If you liked the movie, read the book. It's much better than the movie, and makes moire sense since it was written over 20 years before the movie came out, when some of the things he was doing were way more likely to work than they are today.
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My favorite fake airline pilot? Dirty Harry!
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I'm not a pilot, but I've traveled in cockpits before (with a rev ticket).
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I'm not a pilot, but I've traveled in cockpits before (with a rev ticket).
hopefully not after 9/11 ?
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hopefully not after 9/11 ?
Why 'hopefully not' ?
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Why 'hopefully not' ?
Because that would be a very inappropriate relaxation of security rules.
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Old Oct 4, 12, 11:27 pm   #8
  
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Because that would be a very inappropriate relaxation of security rules.
There are still revenue airplanes with open cockpits -- but most indeed, are charter operations, typically 5-15 people.

Example: Many of the Las Vegas <> Grand Canyon flights.

It also depends on the country.
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