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Helicopters on Mars: NASA proposes flying eyes for rovers

NASA's Mars rovers have already made inroads on Martian soil. The next realm to explore may well be the sky with the addition of low-flying scout helicopters.

By January 23, 2015

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Microsoft says Office 365 is better than, um, a remote helicopter

In a new ad showing that securing files in the cloud is better than a flying machine beneath the clouds, Microsoft aims for humor.

By October 12, 2014

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Sikorsky S-97 helicopter shoots for speed with unusual design

It's not every day you see a helicopter that looks like this. But that unconventional rotor placement will help drive the S-97's exceptional speed.

By October 3, 2014

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World's first 'green helicopter' takes maiden flight

The Volocopter VC200 is a quiet, battery-powered helicopter alternative with 18 rotors that can carry two people.

By November 24, 2013

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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 March 3, 2014

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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 February 11, 2014

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Chinese retiree builds robotic horse

Su Daocheng, who says he is "addicted" to inventing, spent two months on the development of the petrol-powered beast.

By January 28, 2015

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18-rotor electric helicopter makes maiden flight

Aside from being emission-free, the German-built Volocopter VC200 is a VTOL aircraft that aims to offer a calm and quiet ride.

By November 25, 2013

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Forget hybrid cars, hybrid airplanes are the next big thing

Researchers from Cambridge University have teamed up with Boeing to build and successfully test the world's first hybrid airplane engine.

By January 20, 2015

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Why our drone future is for real -- someday

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos wants to ship goods using unmanned aircraft. Some are skeptical, others nervous, but drones already are improving the way we live.

By December 16, 2014