Helicopter

09.15.15
ICYMI: Airbag moto-jacket, robotic landing gear and more
09.15.15

ICYMI: Airbag moto-jacket, robotic landing gear and more

DARPA's robotic landing gear creates a creepy-looking new helicopter look; motorcyclists are saved with a jacket that converts into an airbag and other fun stuff, all in today's ICYMI.

By K. Davis,   09.15.15
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09.14.15
DARPA gives an R/C chopper the legs of a dragonfly
09.14.15

DARPA gives an R/C chopper the legs of a dragonfly

These legs will allow helicopters to land practically anywhere.

By A. Tarantola,   09.14.15
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07.20.15
Lockheed Martin buys helicopter maker Sikorsky
07.20.15

Lockheed Martin buys helicopter maker Sikorsky

Lockheed acquires helicopter powerhouse Sikorsky for $9 billion.

By J. Fingas,   07.20.15
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05.02.15
Unmanned cargo chopper shows off its search-and-rescue talents
05.02.15

Unmanned cargo chopper shows off its search-and-rescue talents

For three years between 2011 and 2014, the unmanned Kamen K-Max 1200 helicopter delivered more tha...

By A. Tarantola,   05.02.15
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04.27.15
Ultrathin membrane makes plane cabins 100x quieter
04.27.15

Ultrathin membrane makes plane cabins 100x quieter

While air travel is quicker and safer than driving, it's also louder. The continuous low-frequency...

By R. Baldwin,   04.27.15
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03.12.15
Gotham Air is the helicopter taxi you can order from your smartphone
03.12.15

Gotham Air is the helicopter taxi you can order from your smartphone

Gotham Air, a new ride-sharing service in New York City, has released its iOS and Android apps to...

By M. Moon,   03.12.15
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01.26.15
NASA wants helicopter drones to lead the way for Mars rovers
01.26.15

NASA wants helicopter drones to lead the way for Mars rovers

Rovers have a tough time getting across Mars' vast, unforgiving landscape. They can't see very far...

By J. Fingas,   01.26.15
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09.24.14
Fuel Burner hovers and lands
09.24.14

Fuel Burner hovers and lands

Fuel Burner is a free game currently available for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch and is optimi...

By C. Taylor,   09.24.14
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06.12.14
Helicopter drones are ready to drop driverless vehicles into danger zones
06.12.14

Helicopter drones are ready to drop driverless vehicles into danger zones

Helicopter drones and driverless cars have been doing their thing for a while now, but having the...

By M. Brian,   06.12.14
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