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London – A trio of British technology companies comprising Blighter Surveillance Systems, Chess Dynamics, and Enterprise Control Systems have combined forces to develop a powerful, highly effective, and fully integrated defence system to combat the threat of UAV- and drone-related security breaches.

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Moreno Valley, Calif. (KESQ.com) - A Moreno Valley man faces a maximum of five years in federal prison and a $250,000 fine if he's convicted for aiming a green laser beam at helicopter flown by the Riverside County Sheriff's Department in February of 2014.

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FLYING - When the idea to create a full-motion helicopter sim in which to train EMS personnel came to Joe Brown, CEO of Hartzell Propeller, he immediately thought of Jerry Gregoire, founder of Redbird Flight Simulations. Within a matter of months, the concept turned into a product, designed not to make money but to save lives.

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Some of the best lessons are hard lessons you don’t have to learn the hard way. That’s the idea behind the National Interagency Fire Center’s Lessons Learned handouts. The newest one deals with fire whirls — tornado-like funnels of wind and flame that can spring up around wildfires.

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(Buying Business Travel) - More than half of British people said there should be prison sentences for those flying drones in a way that endangers aircraft, according to a survey from the British Airline Pilots’ Association. BALPA general secretary Jim McAuslan said: “Drone technology is taking off and we want to make sure the country can benefit from the business and leisure opportunities that it could offer without putting flight safety at risk."

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India (dnaindia.com) - The poor visibility caused due to unsuitable weather conditions in certain susceptible areas over the Bombay High seas can lead to mid-air collision, fear helicopter pilots operating from Juhu airport.

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A few occurrences of plastic aerial ignition spheres falling through the chutes while the feed control handles are closed have raised concerns for plastic sphere dispenser (PSD) operators. This issue has only been found to occur when using Aerostat, Inc. (PSDS, Inc.) plastic spheres and a small number of Premo MK III PSD machines.

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Cape May Court House, N.J. (northjersey.com) — Mosquitoes have gained another edge in Cape May County. The county's second mosquito control helicopter has been grounded after its pilot found a potential rotor defect.

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Alexandria, Va. (wjla.com) - Alexandria officials say a U.S. Air Force helicopter made an emergency landing at an elementary school, but no one was injured.

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