It Takes A Helicopter To Appreciate How Hard Off-Road Racing Really Is

Off-road racing is one of the most difficult sports to spectate. We stand sweating in the sun for hours for a glimpse of each vehicle and a face full of dirt. Somehow, it's more fun than it sounds... but the sidelines got nothing on the unadulterated chase view of a low-flying helicopter. » 5/20/14 9:38am 5/20/14 9:38am

This flying drone helicopter truck is a real life transformer

What is this? A flying drone? Eight flying drones? One flying helicopter? A moving room? A truck? It's a little bit of everything. Called the AT Black Knight Transformer, it combines the vertical takeoff and landing of a helicopter with the off-road driving capabilities of a truck. So yes, that means it can fly and… » 1/11/14 7:57am 1/11/14 7:57am

This Giant New Helicopter Is Like A Greyhound Bus For The Sky

Most non-military helicopters tend to be small flying machines incapable of carrying more than a few passengers. Unveiled this weekend, the 525 "Relentless" is not most helicopters. Holding 16 passengers plus two crew, it's now the largest and most advanced civilian chopper ever built by Bell Helicopter. » 2/13/12 2:00pm 2/13/12 2:00pm

Watch a Nissan GT-R race a helicopter in Middle Earth

Steve Millen is crazy and, in case you didn't already know that, here's more proof. It's Millen and his Stillen R35 GT-R racing acrobatic chopper pilot Leigh Hopper's Eurocopter "Squirrel" at the Targa New Zealand. Who will win? More importantly, has Top Gear already taken all the really good car stunts? » 10/27/11 3:00pm 10/27/11 3:00pm

That Downed US Aircraft Was a Secret Stealth Helicopter

US Special Forces lost a helicopter in their mission to take down Osama bin Laden. And while previous reports—and a peek at the tail—have so far indicated that it was a Black Hawk MH-60, the latest speculation is that this wasn't just your average berzerker chopper. It was a secret stealth edition. No wonder they… » 5/03/11 3:24pm 5/03/11 3:24pm