General Aviation Benefits Outweigh Possible Hazards

Blaming general aviation for a pilot flying a private plane into an IRS building in Texas misses the point, according to columnist Jeff Schweitzer. Stack could have used another weapon to attack the IRS, and security measures cannot prevent all attacks. “While the misuse of an airplane will always remain a possibility, the extraordinary benefits of general aviation vastly outweigh any potential harm,” writes Schweitzer. The Huffington Post (2/19)