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Florida man who flew gyrocopter onto lawn of U.S. Capitol to enter plea

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A Florida man who piloted his one-person aircraft through some of the nation’s most restricted airspace before landing on the lawn of the U.S. Capitol is expected to formally enter a guilty plea in the case. Douglas Hughes said earlier this month that he had agreed to a deal in which he would plead guilty to a felony, operating a gyrocopter without a license. He is expected to formally enter the plea during a federal court hearing Friday in Washington.…

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