Japanese researcher unveils 'hummingbird robot'
Japanese researchers said Monday they had developed a "hummingbird robot" that can flutter around freely in mid-air with rapid wing movements.
Eurocopter X3: The world's fastest copter
Researchers build flying robotic 'tree helicopter' (w/ Video)
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.
Micro flying robots can fly more effectively than flies
There is a long held belief among engineers and biologists that micro flying robots that fly like airplanes and helicopters consume much more energy than micro robots that fly like flies. A new study now shows ...
German engineers mimic humpback whale to increase helicopter stability
Eurocopter demonstrates new emergency backup electric motor for 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.
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.
DARPA announces plans for self-piloted flying car
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 ...