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.
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.
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.
NASA conducts a dramatic test of new helicopter safety equipment by dropping a fuselage full of dummies and capturing it all on video.
For the first time since its introduction in 1980, the $250,000 Sikorsky Prize for a human-powered helicopter flight has actually been awarded.
To promote its summer SUV service to the upscale Long Island enclave, Uber is offering $3,000 chopper flights Wednesday.