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London's Gatwick airport suspends all flights after 'multiple' reports of drones

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I'd say these are "stealth" drones - these are the kind that I've watched launching themselves out of creeks on the south side of Heathrow, lurching up to about 200 feet, then turning north to go directly over the middle of the airfield towards Northwood - the kind of drone that has 8 foot wingspans, long legs (with knobbly knees) and lots of feathers.

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Maybe.

Or perhaps this is the newer equivalent of phoning in a bomb threat with no bomb.

Once two or three people have reported 'drones', you can count on other people reporting lights or dots in the sky as drones.... and now you have a perpetual propaganda machine.

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