Archive for the 'Federal Aviation Authority (FAA: USA)' Category

USA – Domestic use of aerial drones by law enforcement likely to prompt privacy debate (2011-01-22)

Posted on January 21 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: (Not directly about tasers but the “post-taser generation”.) A US sheriff says “Not since the Taser has a technology promised so much for law enforcement”. From Iraq to your neighborhood police unit … “The nice thing is it’s covert,” said Bill C. Nabors Jr., chief pilot with the Texas Department of Public […]

USA – Vanguard Defense Industries’ ShadowHawk Featured on (2010-10-10)

Posted on October 10 2010 by admin

IACP 2010 – the 117th Annual International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference and Law Enforcement Education and Technology: – Airborne support for law enforcement that won’t break the bank Vanguard Defense Industries’ ShadowHawk provides a serious strategic advantage for any agency that deploys it. If you are of the opinion that your department cannot […]

USA – United Airlines– dropped its request to FAA for pilots to have tasers (2005-12-10)

Posted on December 10 2005 by admin

By BETH DeFALCO, Associated Press … Key excerpt in PoliceOne site (a Taser Inc. sponsored email magazine) : Shortly after the 2001 terrorist attacks, United Airlines purchased 1,300 Tasers for use on their airplanes. They trained all flight crews to use them, and planned to store them in the cockpit. United applied for approval from […]

TASER Inc. – U.S. SEC 10K filing on taser authorization on Commercial Airlines (2005-04-01)

Posted on April 4 2005 by admin

Taser International reports obtaining approval for use of Tasers on commercial flights … “The commercial airlines became a new market for us in 2001. Following the events of September 11, 2001, the commercial airline industry implemented added security measures to protect its passengers and crew. These measures, some voluntary and some mandated by the federal […]

USA – Airlines: FAA nixes United plan for stun guns (2001-11-15)

Posted on November 15 2001 by admin

USA TODAY, Marilyn Adams, … FAA nixes United plan for stun guns United Airlines announced Thursday that it wants to equip all of its pilots with stun guns in the cockpit – but the FAA says it won’t allow it. Coming 2 months after the terrorist attacks, United’s plan for cockpit weapons sets up a […]