News tagged with helicopters

Lockheed Martin develops maple-seed-like drone

The seeds that drop from maple trees each fall, whirring softly to the ground like silent one-winged helicopters, are the inspiration for a new kind of flying machine that could be useful for military information-gathering.

dateAug 15, 2011 in Robotics
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Europe looks into helicopter commuting

A European research program is studying the feasibility of a new kind of individual transport that avoids traffic jams by taking to the skies. Two laboratories at EPFL participate in this project.

dateJun 20, 2011 in Engineering
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Eurocopter X3: The world's fastest copter

(PhysOrg.com) -- If you asked a child how they would make a helicopter go faster, they would probably tell you to add another engine. The answer would be Zen simple and dead right. The engineers at Eurocopter ...

dateMay 20, 2011 in Engineering weblog
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Blogger 'tweets' attack on Osama bin Laden

An IT consultant in the Pakistan city of Abbottabad was an Internet celebrity on Monday after unwittingly providing a real-time account of the attack that killed Osama bin Laden.

dateMay 02, 2011 in Internet
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