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Blade offers $95 helicopter rides to escape the NY pope traffic

Wanna get away from the horrendous traffic caused by the pope's visit to the Big Apple? Blade, aka the Uber of helicopters, will take you across Manhattan in one of its choppers for $95 on Friday.

By September 24, 2015


Helicopter lands like an insect with DARPA's robotic landing gear

It's got legs and it knows how to use them. A new experiment by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency outfits an unmanned helicopter with legs that can land on uneven surfaces.

By September 14, 2015


Meet the helicopter crew saving lives across London (pictures)

CNET meets London's Air Ambulance team, who use a range of new technology to quickly dispatch doctors to patients in need of critical care.

14 Images By April 16, 2015


Protestor lands small helicopter on US Capitol lawn

Technically Incorrect: A man allegedly unhappy with government corruption decides the best way to express his displeasure is to land a foreign aircraft on the West Lawn.

By April 15, 2015


Inside the Army's CH-47F Chinook helicopter (pictures)

The latest mainstream generation of the Chinook helicopter is the CH-47F, which features major upgrades, including fully digitized flight controls.

17 Images By February 16, 2015


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


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


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


Crave Ep. 219: Medieval skeleton found in roots of toppled tree

The remains of a 20-year-old medieval man were uncovered when a storm pulled down a tree in Ireland.

By September 17, 2015


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