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A Federal Flight Deck Officer (FFDO) is an airplane pilot who is trained and licensed to carry weapons and defend commercial aircraft against criminal activity and terrorism.The Federal Flight Deck Officer program is run by the Federal Air Marshal Service, and an officer's jurisdiction is limited to the flight deck or cabin of a commercial airliner or a cargo aircraft while on duty.
Additionally, individuals must pass a bi-annual firearms requalification. All eligible flight crew members will attend a one week training in Artesia, New Mexico. There is no fee to participate in the Federal Flight Deck Officer program. Training and equipment costs are covered by TSA. For more information, please email your inquiry.
FFDOA - About The FFDOA - The FFDOA is a non-profit corporation created for the association of FFDOs. We offer benefits exclusively for members including: insurance and legal counsel; discounts on training and equipment; and a forum to discuss opera
Improved Support For The Federal Flight Deck Officer (FFDO) Program. In November 2001, the Aviation and Transportation Security Act (P.L. 107-71) was passed into law, which included provisions to allow vetted and trained pilots to be armed as law enforcement officers in the cockpit.