Should pilots be armed?

Airport control tower
In this March 24, 2011 file photo, a passenger jet flies past the FAA control tower at Washington's Ronald Reagan National Airport.

Rep. Chip Cravaack, R-Minn., is pushing for more federal money to arm pilots, calling them the last line of defense against terrorists. The TSA and White House has questioned the value of the $25 million Federal Flight Deck Officer (FFDO) program and has proposed cuts. Aviation expert Andrew Thomas joins The Daily Circuit to talk about the program.

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