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EasyJet says drone chaos was ‘wake-up call’ for airports

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP Image caption The drone sightings led to many people being stranded at Gatwick EasyJet has said last month’s drone disruption at Gatwick was a “wake-up call” for airports. The drones caused blanket cancellations over a number of days in December and mass passenger disruption as a …

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‘It’s the closest call I’ve ever had’: Drone flies within just metres of a rescue helicopter crew 

[ad_1] ‘It’s the closest call I’ve ever had’: Emergency services pilot reveals he almost crashed his helicopter after a drone came within just metres of his crew Surf Life Saving QLD Wetspac Lifesaver Rescue helicopter pilot avoided a crash   The pilot spotted a drone 30m away which then flew directly …

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Call for public assistance after police Eagle helicopter’s near-miss with drone

[ad_1] Police are calling for the public’s help to find the drone operator responsible for a near-miss with the Eagle helicopter. An Eagle pilot spotted a drone flying in “extremely close proximity” to the police chopper while travelling over Auckland’s Spaghetti Junction shortly after midnight on New Year’s Day. Flying at …

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Police call for drone crackdown

[ad_1] The Police Association wants a drone that nearly hit an Eagle helicopter to be confiscated. The aircraft narrowly avoided disaster just after midnight on New Year’s Eve after a drone flew within 10 metres of it, as it flew more than 400m over Auckland’s busy Spaghetti Junction. Association president …

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Gatwick drone chaos should be wake-up call to UK, says Met chief

[ad_1] The Gatwick drone incident that brought the airport to a standstill should be a “wake-up call” to the whole country, the Metropolitan police commissioner has said. Cressida Dick, the UK’s most senior police chief, said the Met would not be intervening in the investigation into drone sightings at Gatwick. …

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Gatwick drone chaos should be wake-up call to UK, says Met chief | UK news

[ad_1] The Gatwick drone incident that brought the airport to a standstill should be a “wake-up call” to the whole country, the Metropolitan police commissioner has said. Cressida Dick, the UK’s most senior police chief, said the Met would not be intervening in the investigation into drone sightings at Gatwick. …

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Search and rescue operations might soon call on foldable drones to find victims

[ad_1] A new shape-shifting drone promises to offer rescue teams robotic help even in those hard-to-reach areas. The drone in it’s T-shape configuration (more on that later).Image credits UZH. Teams digging through collapsed or damaged buildings are often the only chance of salvation for those trapped after fires, earthquakes, or similar …

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9to5Toys Last Call: Lenovo Smart Display $99, DJI Mavic Drones from $869, Sceptre 50-inch 1080p HDTV $199, more

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Critics call NYPD’s drone deployment ‘a serious threat to privacy’

[ad_1] Buzz buzz.Image: John M Lund Photography Inc / getty By Jack Morse2018-12-08 21:49:52 UTC Drones are coming to New York City, and that should worry you.  So argues the New York Civil Liberties Union, which in a Dec. 7 statement blasts the forthcoming NYPD deployment of the flying surveillance …

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