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News reports published in the mainstream media.

Peeping Drone Pilot arrested in Chicago, Il.

A 52-year-old female “victim” observed the drone flying outside the 42nd floor of a condo tower in the 500 block of North Lake Shore Drive around 12:30 p.m. Saturday.

Amit Kleiman, 31, attempted to recover the drone when it landed on the third floor, police say.

He was taken into custody and charged with one count each of criminal trespass; reckless conduct; and breach of peace. Kleiman was also charged with two counts of having a small  unmanned aircraft, police say.

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Drone pilot is able to land and take off again from Royal Navy’s most advanced warship.

HMS Queen Elizabeth has been outmanoevred by a £300 drone which landed on the deck completely unchallenged.

The drone pilot, who wanted to remain anonymous, made the daring flight while the aircraft carrier was docked at Invergordon, Scotland in July.

He flew over the carrier before touching down on the four-acre deck and then taking off again unchecked.

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Once again the media blamed a drone. And once again, they were WRONG.

A light plane most likely hit a bat when coming in to land at Adelaide’s Parafield Airport and not a drone as first thought, the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has said.

Earlier this month, a pilot reported hitting what he thought was a drone when landing at the airport in Adelaide’s northern suburbs.

“After landing, the instructor conducted an inspection of the aircraft and found minor damage to the right wing,”

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