Utilize aircraft door locks at all times when the aircraft is unattended.
Consider the use of auxiliary locks to further protect aircraft from unauthorized use.
Consistently lock hangar doors and close security gates.
Look for anyone trying to access an aircraft through force.
Anyone who misuses aviation lingo.
Out-of-the-ordinary videotaping of aircraft or hangars.
GA Security for Everyone
General Aviation Security online course—This free, interactive course provides practical suggestions to help secure your aircraft from crime and possible terrorist exploitation, and to protect general aviation’s reputation by employing industry best practices. Spend approximately 30 minutes learning what you can do to improve the security of your aircraft and your airport.
A proactive, nationally coordinated security partnership is safeguarding America’s General Aviation aircraft and airports
Security Resources for Pilots
Now more than ever, security has become part of general aviation on every level of flying or flight training. AOPA offers pilots an easy way to find the security resources they need for each portion of their flight.
Participate with your fellow pilots in the safekeeping of general aviation’s local neighborhoods—our home airports. Report suspicious activity to 866/GA-SECURE (866/427-3287).