You know that sound a helicopter makes when it gets too close to you? The roaring whirr that makes you pause and try to figure out why it is a helicopter’s hovering nearby. Does it make you nervous to approach one? Maybe don’t watch this clip then.
This has to be, hands down, one of the weirdest flying machines I’ve ever seen. This is almost certainly some sort of alien craft. This is the Kaman K-Max, and it looks like it’s getting into a flappy hand battle above its own head.
QUICK! You’re flying shotgun in a helicopter, and the engine goes out. Also, the pilot you hired for the day is dead, for some reason. Don’t worry about why. Doesn’t matter. You need to land the helicopter, now. Stop praying and watch this video.
Here’s my thought process while watching this video: “Helicopter crash? What helicopter crash? There’s no way that helicopter’s going to crash. There’s nothing for it to even hit. I mean, just look at – OH GOD OH GOD OH GOD.”
A helicopter smacked into the back of a pub in Longford, Ireland last night, and thanks to a passing teen (teens!) it was captured on cell phone video. No one was killed or seriously injured, so feel guilt-free as your butt clenches in anticipation waiting for it to happen.
There's corruption, and then there's just being a boss.
Two guys were arrested on Monday for flying a drone at an NYPD helicopter. It now sounds like it was the cops who flew their chopper at the drone.
From foxtrotalpha: Russia's equivalent to Marine One is an updated version of the tried and true Russian rotary-winged workhorse, the Mil Helicopter Plant's Mi-8 "Hip."
It takes a lot of guts to fly a helicopter. It takes even more guts to fly a helicopter you built yourself.
This video showed a helicopter pilot offering a ride out of a flooded Colorado farm for no less than $1,200. It easily went viral. Now the pilot has spoken out, and he's not as 'greedy' as he first appeared.
The bridge was out at Sylvandale Ranch, Colorado over the weekend thanks to drastic flooding. The water had taken out several building and was threatening more. People were injured. One helicopter pilot could get people out, but it was going to cost them $1,200.
From oil-saturated Gulf of Mexico waters to the ice-covered Hudson River, the U.S. Coast Guard saved more than 4,300 lives last year. Here are the 11 best videos of daring rescues, choppy sea-crossings, and one truly frightening battery replacement.