This is Leong Huang Zi's concept design for a rescue chopper. Or, as Mark Wilson put it, it's a gigantic Fleshlight for Optimus Prime. Either way, pretty sweet! [The Awesomer]
Record-setting warm temperatures in Vancouver have prompted Olympic officials to airlift in snow for the upcoming Winter Games. The enormous helicopter they're using is known as an Erickson S64 Air-Crane. It is ten pounds of excellence in a five-pound bag.
When we first heard of this concept we pictured an R/C truck with a helicopter haphazardly glued to a platform. We were wrong. The truck appears to be fairly robust and features self-opening doors and a aircraft carrier-style elevator lift. We must try this with our radio shack XMOD car and R/C copter.
Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson's no stranger to unleashing military might on passenger cars. His latest exploit appears to involve a white Evo VII.
Last week Chinese ingenuity brought us a homemade scrap-metal F1 replica car. Today we've got ourselves a Chinese Icarus-wannabe who made his own homemade helicopter. Though not constructed of scrap parts, it's nonetheless epic.
An online campaign run by the UK auto buff site, Pistonheads, has received from worried fans of the stricken Top Gear star donations of over 150K to the ambulance helicopter service responsible for getting the Hamster to the hospital lickety-split. The ambulance service now has released word that they may have…