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helicopter

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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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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 Nov. 25, 2013

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NASA drops a helicopter on purpose, for science

NASA conducts a dramatic test of new helicopter safety equipment by dropping a fuselage full of dummies and capturing it all on video.

By Aug. 29, 2013

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Human-powered helicopter finally takes Sikorsky Prize

For the first time since its introduction in 1980, the $250,000 Sikorsky Prize for a human-powered helicopter flight has actually been awarded.

By Jul. 11, 2013

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Impulse buy? Sagita to sell $200,000 personal helicopter

A Belgian company hopes to persuade wealthy people as well as businesses to buy its ultralight two-seater helicopter. It showed a prototype at the Paris Air Show.

By Jun. 21, 2013

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The mind-controlled helicopter from Puzzlebox

Donald bell takes a stab at piloting the Puzzlebox Orbit using nothing but the thoughts in his pretty little head.

By Jan. 14, 2013

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RC helicopter airlifts engagement ring in for proposal

Back in the olden days, guys just got down on one knee. Now, they need flying machines and aerial photography to get through a marriage proposal.

By Apr. 23, 2013

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Pilot's texting at issue in fatal crash of medical helicopter

Evidence from the 2011 crash of an emergency medical helicopter in Missouri shows that before the accident, the pilot was texting about a dinner date. The crash killed four people.

By Apr. 9, 2013