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helicopters

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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

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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

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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

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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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Digital cockpits bring Chinooks closer to flying themselves

The U.S. military has upgraded its fleet of Chinook military helicopters with some high-tech features that make them easier to fly, land and evade enemy fire. CNET'S Sumi Das show us how a new digital cockpit has turned this military copter into a smart aircraft.

By February 13, 2015