US Transportation Security Administration announced plans to retest every full-body X-ray scanner that emits ionizing radiation after maintenance records on some of the devices showed radiation level 10 times higher than expected (USA Today/Reuters, 13-Mar-2011). The TSA reportedly claims the figures are due to a mathematical error. There are 247 machines at 38 airports across the US to be tested. The TSA reportedly plans to publish the results.
TSA to retest all body scanners for radiation levels
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CAPA Americas Aviation Summit – navigating uncertainty in the era of Trump and changing tides
Aviation industry leaders and stakeholders will debate the shape of aviation in the Americas in a post Trump world. There is only one event in North America this year offering great insights into new trends and challenges emerging from the new US presidential administration and the churning global aviation markets. This takes place at the annual CAPA Americas Aviation Summit, to be held in Orlando, Florida on 4/5-April-2017.
The next few years for aviation in the Americas are filled with uncertainties, ranging from potential fallout from President Trump’s trade and travel policies to Brexit and the future shape and direction of US-China aviation relations.
“Information is the resolution of uncertainty” - Claude Shannon. Don’t miss this opportunity to gather crucial intelligence necessary for shaping the Americas aviation industry during the next decade.
Highlights from the comprehensive summit include: