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Leonardo to team with Algerian MOD for helicopter production
Geoff ZiezulewiczROME, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Leonardo-Finmeccanica has inked a deal with Algeria's Ministry of Defense for helicopter production, the company announced Friday.
4 points by UPI | United Press International International News Service News World Communications William Randolph Hearst Helicopter News agency
Belarus to get Russian Mi-8 helicopters in April
Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Russia's state-owned Rostec, is preparing to deliver a second batch of Mi-8 aircraft to Belarus in April.
-1 points by UPI | Russia United Press International Transport Belarus Helicopter Military helicopter Russian language Weapon
Bill would ban heli-hunting in Nevada
A bill prohibiting helicopters from taking hunters, big game and equipment to remote areas unless the landing area was established by a government agency and is accessible by a public road was approved Thursday by a Senate committee.
5 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Helicopter Hunting Nevada Elko County Nevada United States Senate Airport Great Basin Ruby Mountains
McCall snowmobiler rescued from avalanche
MCCALL, Idaho (AP) - Crews have rescued an Idaho snowmobiler who was buried in avalanche in the western Idaho town of McCall. Montana-based air rescue team Two Bear Air said Sunday that the man had parked on top of the ridge with other snowmobilers when the cornice, an overhanging edge ...
1 points by The Washington Times | McCall Idaho Snowmobile Flight Landform Avalanche Helicopter Valley County Idaho Idaho
Uber taps veteran NASA engineer to develop flying cars
Global online taxi service Uber is reportedly looking to develop vehicles able to fly between urban centers. Read Full Article at RT.com
-2 points by Russia Today | Aircraft Tailsitter Rocket Electric aircraft VTOL Proprotor Helicopter Langley Research Center
1 killed, 2 hospitalized after copter crashes near Galveston
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - A helicopter pilot has died and two passengers pulled from the waters off Galveston Island after their copter crashed. Coast Guard Petty Officer Andy Kendrick says the passengers Monday evening were either being taken to or from the tanker Eagle Vancouver that was about 50 miles ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Galveston County Texas Helicopter English-language films Greater Houston American films Helicopter rotor Galveston Texas Texas
DARPA demonstrates SideArm UAS capture system
Ryan MaassFeb. 6 (UPI) -- The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency recently demonstrated the capabilities of its SideArm, a device built to catch unmanned aircraft in flight.
4 points by UPI | Unmanned aerial vehicle Surveillance aircraft United Press International Helicopter Unmanned aircraft system Fixed-wing aircraft RQ-7 Shadow Unmanned vehicles
DARPA funds second prototype of new sea drone (VIDEO)
US weapons researchers are building a second test model of the sea-launched drone they call Tern, hoping the new technology – reminiscent of a 1950s design – will expand the capabilities of US Navy ships in the near future. Read Full Article at RT.com
435 points by Russia Today | Helicopter Surveillance aircraft Unmanned aerial vehicle Fixed-wing aircraft Flight Submarine Drone music Convair
Charges filed in drone incident over Center City
From a high-rise rooftop on the west side of the Schuylkill, a 20-year-old Drexel University student allegedly operated a flying camera drone recklessly all the way to the Ben Franklin Bridge and nearly collided with a police helicopter Wednesday evening.
-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Philadelphia Helicopter Unmanned aerial vehicle Benjamin Franklin Federal Aviation Administration Inspector Benjamin Franklin Bridge Unmanned aircraft system
Man charged with flying drone near police copter
A 20-year-old man was arrested for allegedly flying a drone within feet of a Philadelphia police helicopter Wednesday evening in Center City.
-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Abuse Bullying Defamation Crimes Obscenity Human rights Philadelphia Helicopter
Man charged with flying drone near police helicopter
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Police have arrested a 20-year-old man after they say he flew a drone within feet of a police helicopter flying around downtown Philadelphia. Chief Inspector Scott Small says the unmanned aircraft was first spotted around 6 p.m. Wednesday in an area where roughly 300 demonstrators were engaging ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Unmanned aerial vehicle Helicopter Washington D.C. Criminal Investigation Department Rock music The Washington Times
It just keeps happening
This time the location was Tulsa, Oklahoma.
69 points by Daily News | Police Constable Walking Helicopter Automobile Transport Police officer Sustainable transport
Black-horn down: Cow destroys chopper after mid-air tangle
A farmer trying to round up his livestock in Australia found that you never, ever mess with a cow’s horns – even when flying a helicopter. Read Full Article at RT.com
252 points by Russia Today | Robinson R22 Robinson R44 Helicopter Helicopter rotor Queensland Queensland Police Helicopters Frank D. Robinson
Prime minister visits Greek island hit by damaging wildfires
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) - Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is visiting a holiday island in northern Greece where a state of emergency has been declared as a forest fire burns out of control for a third day, gutting homes and small farms. Tsipras arrived by military helicopter early Monday on the ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Greece Military Helicopter Military helicopter Prime minister Indira Gandhi Macedonia Cabinet