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Helicopters

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RC helicopters appear to take off with woman in tow

An experiment with two super-powered RC helicopters seems to show the machines are capable of lifting a full-grown person off the ground.

By Mar. 3, 2014

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Correction: Helicopters of the future

The original version of this story wrongly paired up two teams of aircraft manufacturers. The actual pairings: Sikorsky Aircraft is working with Boeing, while Bell Helicopter is working with Lockheed Martin.

By Oct. 7, 2013

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How the helicopters of the future are shaping up

The Pentagon is looking ahead several decades toward future fleets of rotorcraft -- and working now to lay the plans for getting there.

By Oct. 6, 2013

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Uber expands to the Hamptons and helicopters

To promote its summer SUV service to the upscale Long Island enclave, Uber is offering $3,000 chopper flights Wednesday.

By Jul. 1, 2013

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Helicopters of the future: A brief history (pictures)

From the near-term Future Vertical Lift program to the seriously futuristic Aviation 2050 Vision, the Army has a lot riding on rotorcraft yet to come.

20 Images By Oct. 6, 2013

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Swann RC helicopters get good gyrations

RC indoor helicopters have been annoying cats and crashing into expensive home electronics for years, but Swann's new line of radio-controlled choppers uses a souped-up gyro technology for better stability.

By May. 2, 2011

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Mercedes-Benz Style to design helicopters, yachts, planes, sofas

Fed up with the drab interior of your helicopter? Fret not, because Mercedes is about to begin crafting luxury interiors for choppers, luxury yachts and private jets

10 Images By May. 12, 2010

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Flyfire micro-helicopters: Freely flying pixels form fantastic elastic display

Through the power of self-organising micro-helicopters comes the concept of a 3D flying display that could lighten up our skies

By Mar. 22, 2010

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DARPA's hot for futuristic helicopter-like delivery drones

The Pentagon is developing unmanned aircraft for supply runs that can be controlled from a mobile phone or tablet -- think of it as Amazon drones in olive drab.

By Feb. 11, 2014

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With VTOL X-Planes, DARPA aims for a futuristic lift

The Pentagon's purveyor of far-out ideas wants a new breed of aircraft that's good at both hovering and high-speed cruising.

By Mar. 19, 2014