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It depends on the exact model. Bobby pins or any key that physically fits will get you into some, you'll need real picks for others, and some custom jobs may require a police snap gun or a locksmith's services. This doesn't correlate with aircraft price: the larger and more advanced, the less likely it is to have any locks at all. At the high end, jumbo jets ...


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The reason is that there is no member of the general public in those areas with an ADS-B receiver sharing live data with the public tracking sites. Websites like Flight Radar 24 rely largely on volunteers installing ADS-B receivers and sharing their received data. They have a good coverage, but some areas are still not covered.


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The only key lock you might encounter on a corporate jet will be a pin/tumbler lock securing the outside operating handle of the main entry door. You won't find anything exotic unless the owner has gone out of his way to install something. Just about all pin tumber and disc detainer locks can be picked fairly easily with some skill and practice and the ...


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Another possible way in would be through the emergency exits. Emergency exits are designed to allow them to be opened from the inside or the outside in case rescue is needed. Many planes that I fly have a pin that is engaged inside the cabin that is to be used when the jet is parked and removed for flight. In almost every case, the pin is virtually never ...


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Here's a very much non-aviation-approved solution which may be attractive in that it allows a McGyverish solution to an aircraft with a more than usually resistant lock design. If "safely flyable" rather than "certified flyable" is acceptable, then cutting any suitable window along a line say 10mm+ from the edge and gaining access via the hole would in ...


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