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RAF’s Typhoon and Chinook Play Cops and Robbers Over the Spectacular White Cliffs
RAF’s Typhoon and Chinook Play Cops and Robbers Over the Spectacular White Cliffs

4 Oct 2022, 05:26 UTC / A special training in the breathtaking White Cliffs area in UK had Typhoon jets and Chinook helicopters pretending to be enemies

 
40 Years Ago, Bell’s Spirit of Texas Nailed the First Trip Around the World by Helicopter
40 Years Ago, Bell’s Spirit of Texas Nailed the First Trip Around the World by Helicopter

2 Oct 2022, 09:27 UTC / Four decades ago, around this time of the year, a Bell helicopter was landing back in Dallas, after accomplishing a historic 29-day journey

 
UH-1N Huey Looks Like It’s Flying Over Hell, It’s Actually a Base in Maryland
UH-1N Huey Looks Like It’s Flying Over Hell, It’s Actually a Base in Maryland

30 Sep 2022, 23:34 UTC / UH-1N Huey deployed with the U.S. Air Force (USAF) is seen here flying over Joint Base Andrews in Maryland back in August

 
CH-53K King Stallion Does Some Heavy Lifting in First Marines Fleet Exercise
CH-53K King Stallion Does Some Heavy Lifting in First Marines Fleet Exercise

19 Sep 2022, 07:38 UTC / The U.S. Marine Corps conducts the first fleet exercise with the new CH-53K King Stallion, the heavy lift helicopter performed as expected

 
Helicopter-Dropped Football Catch Sets New Guinness World Record in Australia
Helicopter-Dropped Football Catch Sets New Guinness World Record in Australia

2 Sep 2022, 19:09 UTC / What do you get when you put together a former Aussie-rules pro football player, a helicopter, an American world record, and a football? A challenge!

 
Aviation Executive Says That Flying in the 525 Relentless Is as Smooth as an Airliner Ride
Aviation Executive Says That Flying in the 525 Relentless Is as Smooth as an Airliner Ride

31 Aug 2022, 01:52 UTC / Bell showed off its next-generation helicopter in the U.S., on the way to becoming the first certified commercial FBW helicopter

 
Bell 525 Relentless to Take Energy Offshore Operations to the Next Level
Bell 525 Relentless to Take Energy Offshore Operations to the Next Level

25 Aug 2022, 04:40 UTC / Bell will be the only helicopter company showcasing its powerful beast at one of the largest energy events in the world, where Elon Musk is speaking

 
NASA's Ingenuity Helicopter Takes to the Martian Skies After Two-Month Break
NASA's Ingenuity Helicopter Takes to the Martian Skies After Two-Month Break

23 Aug 2022, 20:57 UTC / After a two-month hiatus, NASA's little rotorcraft spun its blades again, successfully completing Flight 30 on the Red Planet

 
Mirocopter SCH-2A Is Cheapest Production Helicopter on Earth, Available for $35,000
Mirocopter SCH-2A Is Cheapest Production Helicopter on Earth, Available for $35,000

23 Aug 2022, 16:12 UTC / The aircraft weighs 249 pounds (113 kg) and is one of the lightest coaxial helicopters ever built. It complies with the US FAR Part 103 Ultralight Vehicle rules

 
Blade Helicopters to Play the Role of eVTOLs in Eve’s First U.S. Air Mobility Sim
Blade Helicopters to Play the Role of eVTOLs in Eve’s First U.S. Air Mobility Sim

23 Aug 2022, 14:38 UTC / Embraer offshoot Eve Holding selected Chicago to run its first eVTOL simulation on the North American continent, flights coming in September

 
Tiny Kamov KA-32 Helicopter Can Fit in the Back of Your Truck, Sounds Like the Real Deal
Tiny Kamov KA-32 Helicopter Can Fit in the Back of Your Truck, Sounds Like the Real Deal

23 Aug 2022, 09:29 UTC / Radio-controlled helicopters can barely be distinguished from the real thing when they're flying, and this Kamov KA-32 makes no exception

 
Yamaha's FAZER R G2 Unmanned Helicopter Has Increased Capabilities
Yamaha's FAZER R G2 Unmanned Helicopter Has Increased Capabilities

23 Aug 2022, 04:58 UTC / Yamaha introduces an improved version of its industrial FAZER unmanned helicopters with improved delivery and performance capabilities

 
This Former British Army Combat Helicopter Takes Glamping to a Whole New Level
This Former British Army Combat Helicopter Takes Glamping to a Whole New Level

22 Aug 2022, 04:26 UTC / We've seen aircraft and other helicopters get a second life as quirky glamping pods, but this former combat helicopter is extra special

 
Pratt & Whitney Gets Its New Helicopter Engine Certified, but It’s All for Nothing
Pratt & Whitney Gets Its New Helicopter Engine Certified, but It’s All for Nothing

19 Aug 2022, 02:49 UTC / Pratt & Whitney Canada got the EASA certification for the latest version of its popular helicopter engine, but the sanctions against Russia make it useless

 
The Half-Century Bollywoodian-Style 'Elephant' Dance of the Indian Military
The Half-Century Bollywoodian-Style 'Elephant' Dance of the Indian Military

12 Aug 2022, 19:47 UTC / India is famous for an indiscriminate number of marvelous gifts to humanity. Equally so, for its many peoples' unmistakable and inimitable sense of humor

 
Navy's Only Unmanned Helicopter Flies for 23 Hours During Exercise in California
Navy's Only Unmanned Helicopter Flies for 23 Hours During Exercise in California

10 Aug 2022, 07:58 UTC / The U.S. Navy said this week the MQ-8C Fire Scout was involved in the Resolute Hunter exercise in California back in June, flew for a total of 23 hours

 
Flying Dutchmen Raise the Bar on Most Pull-ups from a Helicopter in a Minute World Record
Flying Dutchmen Raise the Bar on Most Pull-ups from a Helicopter in a Minute World Record

6 Aug 2022, 19:01 UTC / The Guinness World Record holds a great deal of stunning feats. While some are unique in their field, other are constantly put to the test by challengers

 
Sikorsky's S-92 Helicopter Fleet Achieves Two Million Flight Hours
Sikorsky's S-92 Helicopter Fleet Achieves Two Million Flight Hours

26 Jul 2022, 16:04 UTC / The global fleet of Sikorsky S-92 multi-mission aircraft has surpasses two million flight hours, with many more expected to be accumulated in the future

 
NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Is Taking a Break, Will Spin Its Blades Again in August
NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Is Taking a Break, Will Spin Its Blades Again in August

15 Jul 2022, 16:34 UTC / Since now it's winter on Mars, dust levels are higher. That means less sunlight reaches the solar panels of NASA's Ingenuity helicopter

 
Sikorsky Delivers Another Unit of Its Heavy-Lift CH-53K Helicopter to the Marines
Sikorsky Delivers Another Unit of Its Heavy-Lift CH-53K Helicopter to the Marines

15 Jul 2022, 07:58 UTC / Sikorsky announced recently that it delivered the third LRIP (low-rate initial production) CH-53K heavy-lift helicopter to the U.S. Marine Corps