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  1. NYC and NY State Crimes
    Latest FB post by Steve McLaughlin:
  2. Chit-Chat
    Does anyone know the deal regarding boarding a plane traveling within the US with a regular NY state drivers license? Is it true that You either need the enhanced license or a passport in order to board a flight? Anyone know how long it takes to get said enhanced license?
  3. Open Firearm Discussions
    Was wondering if anyone has experience with this. Nassau County resident with pistol permit and NYS registered AR. Moving out of state and bringing my two pistols, AR (stripped lower receiver) and a lever action 30-30. Was thinking of checking themfor my flight. I've read some stories about...
  4. Chit-Chat
    We've all experienced something like this, right? Mine was particle board from a cheap dresser with a jar of Tannerite. http://www.leenks.com/link508149.html
  5. Long Island Crimes
    Last night as well. Anyone know what's going on?
  6. Chit-Chat
    Rand will shoot drones like skeet - WashEx: "Do not fly a drone over Sen.Rand Paul's house. The Kentucky Republican has a warning for any unmanned drones that may fly near his house: 'I've got a shotgun,' he told CNN. When asked about the legality of drones or if they should be banned, Paul...
  7. Chit-Chat
    Three pilots have reported unmanned drones flying too close to their jetliners as they approached Kennedy Airport this week, NBC 4 New York has learned. On Wednesday afternoon, the pilot of JetBlue flight 842 from Savannah, Georgia, reported a drone flying at about 400 feet as the plane was on...
  8. NYS and NYC Discussions (licensing/laws)
    First time flying into NY, or anywhere with a pistol. and I have some questions. It basically states that I have to declare my pistol at time of check in. And that it needs to be in a locked case, that only I have the key to and no one else must have access to. So I am guessing that this must...
  9. Open Firearm Discussions
    Hi... I'm planning on flying out of JFK JetBlue with my pistol. I understand all the requirements and have read several threads, but have one question: I've seen and heard it said that I must retain control of the key and not provide it to TSA for inspection. By that I mean, I open the...
  10. NYS and NYC Discussions (licensing/laws)
    I'm flying out of JFK for a 2 week vacation to MT & WY next month. I'm strongly considering bringing a rifle or shotgun in order to do some plinking on public land, and for the long drives through desolate territory. The question is, how much of a pain is it to check a long gun at JFK? I've...
  11. Out Of State Licensing
    TSA to gun owners: Review the rules before flying the friendly skies 6/19/14| by Jennifer Cruz 24 30 It doesn't matter how you pack it, your pistol's not coming on your carry-on, says the TSA. (Photo credit: Transportation Safety Administration) With summer in full swing and many thinking...
  12. NYS and NYC Discussions (licensing/laws)
    NEW YORK - (AP) -- Mike Connolly thought he was doing everything by the book after a vacation last fall when he packed his handgun for the flight home from New York's LaGuardia Airport. Following Transportation Security Administration guidelines, the 65-year-old Alabama engineer locked his...
  13. Veterans and Military
    Way to go Marine. A UH-1Y Venom pilot received the British Distinguished Flying Cross, Feb. 12 at the British Embassy in Washington. Capt. Brian Jordan, the second Marine aviator to earn the medal since World War II, was honored for his actions on June 21, 2012, while deployed in Afghanistan...
  14. Veterans and Military
    My son flying my Marine Corps flag over Afghanistan a few days ago. Thought some of you might get a kick out of this. Semper Fi my brothers.
  15. Chit-Chat
    Making a trip out to AZ tomorrow morning for some interviews / apartment viewing. If I take the train out of Ronkonkoma tomorrow i'll get to the air tran at around 6:35, and hopefully to JFK by 7:15. My flight is at 8am, would this leave me with enough time? I've never flown out of JFK before...
  16. Open Firearm Discussions
    This was my first time flying with a handgun. It was pretty easy. I borrowed a lockable hard sided case from a fellow LIF member, thanks again Steve (vmtcmt). The case fit my S&W Shield, my S&W .38 and a box of bullets for each. The airline (SouthWest) will let you put both the gun and the ammo...
  17. Chit-Chat
    We are going to FL for 4 days. We are flying via South West out of Mcarthur. I am gonna bring at least one handgun to CCW while I'm there....and maybe a second to shoot on my buddies land. I am trying to decide how to pack the gun(s).....should I buy a generic travel case? All the cases I own...
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