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Edward W. Reinhold, Acting Special Agent in Charge of the FBI St. Louis division, announces people found aiming a laser pointer at an airplane will be arrested and the informant will be awarded $10 thousand, as part of a nation-wide awareness program, in Des Peres, Missouri on June 3, 2014. The FBI in the St. Louis area has partnered with the Wehrenberg Theatres to show a trailer in over 200 locations regarding the problem. The pointing of a laser at a airplane can temporarily blind the pilot. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

FBI Cracking Down on Laser-Pointing Attacks on Aircrafts

The FBI today launched an aggressive new 90-day campaign against those who point lasers at aircraft, temporarily blinding pilots and endangering everyone on board.

06/03/2014

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Missouri House Endorses Ban On Drones, Critics Say It Goes Too Far

As drone technology becomes more accessible to the public, several industries have found practical uses for the unmanned aircrafts.

04/04/2013

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Illinois Owns 15 Aircrafts

Illinois oversees four Beecraft King Air jets, two helicopters and nine Cessna fixed-wing planes.

04/04/2011

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