Following the Feb. 18 crash of a Piper Cherokee into an Austin, Texas, office building, speculation grew regarding the consequences that Andrew Joseph Stack’s criminal act would have on general aviation.
A story at AOPA.org, quotes Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas), who has been vocal about GA security since the Austin incident:
“Homeland Security Committee has an obligation to explore what, if anything, we can do to better protect federal buildings.” However, he pointed out that further GA regulation is not the proper avenue. “I believe no regulations could have stopped this attack and I oppose any new regulations on general aviation.”
Read the full report here.