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K-MAX Helicopter Now Used To Fight Fires

11/19/2014, It is always nice to have more than just a single function or purpose when it comes to machines, as that would increase the level of efficiency of a particular machine. For instance, the robotic K-MAX medium lift helicopter has shown itself to be...

RC Helicopters Allegedly Help Lady ‘Fly’

03/03/2014, “I believe I can fly” must have been playing in the background or in the lady’s head, as she seems to have mastered the art of flying without hopping aboard an airborne vehicle like a plane or helicopter. Instead, it does seem as though she was part...

New JSDF Helicopter Could Be Actual Transformer (Concept Art)

05/23/2013, How many of you out there were exposed to the Transformers for the first time in your life through Michael Bay’s effort on the silver screen? Well, if you so happen to fall under that particular category, might I encourage you to check out the entire...

First Texting While Flying Case Linked To Deadly Commercial Crash

04/08/2013, Texting while driving may be two activities that we all can agree shouldn’t mix, especially if you’re driving a school bus or if you’re double-texting with a baby and drugs in your vehicle. But we think texting while flying is probably...

MeCam Quadcopter : The People’s Drone

02/12/2013, San Francisco based Always Innovating  is in the process of creating MeCam, a camera that will fly and follow you wherever you want to go. The MeCam is a quadcopter is fitted with a tiny digital camera and as such, it is be capable of taking pictures and...

Hirobo One-Man Helicopter Is Battery Powered

11/20/2012, I don’t know about you, but if you were to stake my life by getting me on board a one-man helicopter that runs on just battery power alone, I would think more than just twice. After all, electric power for helicopters is still in its infancy, and is...

Dead pet cat turned into flying helicopter

06/05/2012, Is it me, or are strange stuff starting to appear right above our heads in more recent times? First, we talked about a scaled down version of a helicopter that has been placed upside down right on your ceiling, where four of its rotor blades eventually...

ShadowHawk helicopter tases targets from above

08/21/2011, Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) that carry weapons are not just meant for the baddies in the war zone – they will soon see action in local airspace, although the form of the UAV would be very different from the models that you see in the theater of...

iPhone-controlled Griffin HELO TC Helicopter now available

08/17/2011, It looks like you and your kids won’t have much trouble looking for a remote-controlled helicopter toy this season. After iRemoco announced that its copters are now on sale, it looks like Griffin has decided to follow suit as well. Supposed to be...

iRemoco iPhone-controlled helicopter now on sale

08/16/2011, After successfully funding its first batch of iPhone-controlled helicopters, and shipping them out to over 200 backers of its Kickstarter project, the folks over at iRemoco are now making the iRemoco helicopter available to the public. The company has...

Shadowhawk mini-copter is an RC copter to be feared

07/29/2011, When somebody mentions a remote controlled helicopter, “lethal” is probably one of the last things that will come to mind.  But if you’re staring at the Shadowhawk, you’ll probably be thinking other wise. After three years of...

Pilot does insane tricks with a helicopter

05/20/2011, If you thought that helicopters can only be agile when they are remote controlled toys, this news report will make you think again. A bored helicopter pilot in Siberia seemed to have run out of things to do and spent his time mastering the helicopter....

Sikorsky X2 Raider attack helicopter

11/03/2010, Remember Airwolf (and its rival TV series, Blue Thunder back in the 1980s)? Well, fiction might have just become fact at last, with the Sikorsky X2 Raider attack helicopter being prepared for action at the moment. Touted to be almost as silent as the...