On the evening of Dec. 19, 2018, small radio-controlled drones were spotted flying over London Gatwick, bringing the world’s busiest single-runway airport to a grinding halt during the peak pre-Christmas period. Over three days an estimated 140,000 passengers had their holiday travel plans disrupted as flights were canceled or diverted. At least one airline, easyJet, reported £15 million ($19.3 million) in losses.  The incident highlighted the growing threat to aviation ...

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