The Black Knight Transformer: Part Truck, Part Helicopter, All Bad Ass

This January, a military tech outfit called Advanced Tactics said they'd build a truck-helicopter hybrid that could fly just as easily as it could motor down the highway. "Never work," you say? Well, hold on to your brainballs because this mo' fucking trucklocopter just went for its first flight. » 4/18/14 2:20pm Friday 2:20pm

This Helicopter Armada In Ukraine Is Absolutely Terrifying

The situation in Ukraine right now is clearly terrible, and only getting worse, with gunmen seizing the airport and a coast guard station in the Crimea. What might not make it any better, though, is this veritable armada of helicopters flying overhead. Seriously, it's bigger than most entire air forces. » 2/28/14 10:20am 2/28/14 10:20am

Robinson Helicopters: Tin-Lizzie Whirlybirds

Helicopters can do some pretty amazing things: they can pluck people from cranes and play some mad ice hockey. They've been at the center at some pretty impressive YouTube videos (or have filmed such videos) but what belies behind-the-scenes is a machine that delivers on a promise of simplicity and low-operating costs… » 12/22/13 11:03am 12/22/13 11:03am

Street Racer Running From Police Helicopter Is Like GTA In Real Life

This is what Grand Theft Auto would look like in real life — a group of Honda Civic street racers are spotted by a police helicopter, then flee through the streets of Philadelphia. They outsmart the cops, and then upload the whole thing to YouTube. » 9/09/13 3:08pm 9/09/13 3:08pm

The 10 Most Amazingly Skillful Helicopter Maneuvers Ever Filmed

What you have in a helicopter is a stick for control, two (or more) very fast moving rotors around you up in the sky, and a cabin offering as much protection as an eggshell. But 'copter pilots aren't faint hearted. These are the ten of their most skillful maneuvers caught on video. » 8/23/13 11:09am 8/23/13 11:09am

The President Gets a Personal Osprey He's Not Allowed to Use

Even with the VH-71 helicopter project permanently grounded, President Obama still has a number of egregiously expensive air transport options—such as the newly unveiled MV-22 Osprey—to choose from. The only problem is the MV-22 is that he's not actually allowed to ride in it. » 8/13/13 12:18pm 8/13/13 12:18pm