Stopping Grandma And Grandpa – Is the CBP Backing Off?

Federal border security agents have sharply reduced intercepts of general aviation aircraft, following complaints by pilots that excessive police action at small airports is restricting the freedom to fly.

An official with U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Office of Air and Marine Operations told NPR his agency has heard pilots’ grievances and the program is being altered so as not to needlessly affront law-abiding pilots.

 

In recent years, more and more pilots have reported their aircraft stopped for warrantless searches by aggressive officers. Read entire article

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