In a new ad showing that securing files in the cloud is better than a flying machine beneath the clouds, Microsoft aims for humor.
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.
The Volocopter VC200 is a quiet, battery-powered helicopter alternative with 18 rotors that can carry two people.
An experiment with two super-powered RC helicopters seems to show the machines are capable of lifting a full-grown person off the ground.
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.
Aside from being emission-free, the German-built Volocopter VC200 is a VTOL aircraft that aims to offer a calm and quiet ride.
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.
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.
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.
The Pentagon is looking ahead several decades toward future fleets of rotorcraft -- and working now to lay the plans for getting there.