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Man Who Landed Gyrocopter At US Capitol Headed Back To Court

A man who flew a gyrocopter through some of America’s most restricted airspace before landing at the U.S. Capitol is headed back to court and is asking a judge to let him add another lawyer to his case.

07/22/2015

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Gyrocopter Pilot Who Landed On U.S. Capitol Lawn Reject Deals

A man who flew a gyrocopter through some of America’s most restricted airspace before landing at the U.S. Capitol says he’s rejected a plea offer in the case that would have involved several years in prison.

06/22/2015

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Pilot Who Landed Gyrocopter At U.S. Capitol Pleads Not Guilty

A Florida man who landed a gyrocopter at the U.S. Capitol said Thursday that he will never pull a similar stunt again — and doesn’t recommend anyone else try it either.

05/21/2015

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Lawmaker: Gyrocopter Pilot Flew 30 Miles In Restricted Space

The chairman of the House oversight committee says a Florida postal carrier steered his small gyrocopter through protected Washington airspace for 30 miles to the U.S. Capitol without being stopped.

04/23/2015

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Man Who Landed Gyrocopter Onto Capitol Lawn Comes Home

For the first time tonight we are hearing from the pilot of that small gyrocopter who caused serious alarm in Washington D.C. after landing on the Capitol lawn last Wednesday.

04/19/2015

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Gyrocopter Landing Exposes Major Weaknesses In National Security

Many in Washington, D.C. are scrambling to figure out how they can improve security after a small gyrocopter lands on the West Lawn of the Capitol without ever being detected.

04/17/2015

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Homeland Chief: Gyrocopter Came In ‘Under The Radar’

Tough questions for U.S. Capitol Police and the Secret Service after a man in a gyrocopter lands on the lawn of the Capitol building. It comes as that man makes a first appearance in federal court.

04/16/2015

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Who Is Doug Hughes, Man Who Piloted Gyrocopter?

There are more questions than answers after a Florida postal worker manages to land his gyrocopter on the lawn of the U.S. Capitol without being detected.

04/16/2015

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Gyrocopter Crashes In Carroll County

A gyrocopter crashed Tuesday afternoon near Clearview Airpark Airport.

01/29/2013