Electric two-seater Volocopter is tested in Germany (w/ Video)
Helicopter takes to the skies with the power of thought (w/ Video)
A remote controlled helicopter has been flown through a series of hoops around a college gymnasium in Minnesota. It sounds like your everyday student project; however, there is one caveat… the helicopter ...
Human-powered helicopter wins Sikorsky prize
A Canadian-built helicopter that is powered by a human riding a bicycle has become the first winner of a decades-old $250,000 engineering prize, the US awarder said Friday.
Lasers keep mini helicopter hovering for hours
Festo builds BionicOpter—fully functional robot dragonfly (w/ Video)
German engineers mimic humpback whale to increase helicopter stability
800-pound paper airplane takes flight
Micro helicopters leave the nest
Within the framework of the EU project sFly, researchers at ETH Zurich have developed a new type of flying robot that can be navigated using only on-board cameras and a miniature computer. The micro helicopters ...
GRASP lab demonstrates quadrotors (w/ Video)
QFO Labs wants to send palm-sized copters out to play
Smart robotic drones advance science (w/ Video)
(Phys.org)—Chengyu Cao sees a day in the not-so-distant future when intelligent robots will be working alongside humans on a wide range of important tasks from advancing science, to performing deep sea ...
California scientist still reinventing the wheel at 94
At 94, Dick Post is the oldest scientist Lawrence Livermore Laboratory has ever had. And he may be the most fascinating.
(Phys.org)—This movie from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory shows a fast moving jet of particles produced by a rapidly rotating neutron star, and may provide new insight into the nature of some of the densest ...
Gamera II human-powered helicopter team sets new unofficial 35-second flight duration benchmark
(Phys.org) -- On June 20, students on the Gamera II human-powered helicopter team from the University of Marylands A. James Clark School of Engineering set a new, unofficial flight duration record of ...