This Could Be the Future of Military Helicopters (No, Really)

The race to build ever-faster helicopters has seen some rather, um, unique designs take flight in recent years, but nothing quite like this Frankensteined airship from the AVX Aircraft Company. And though it may look strange, this concept chopper could soon be setting some new airspeed records. » 7/09/14 11:40am 7/09/14 11:40am

This flying drone helicopter truck is a real life transformer

What is this? A flying drone? Eight flying drones? One flying helicopter? A moving room? A truck? It's a little bit of everything. Called the AT Black Knight Transformer, it combines the vertical takeoff and landing of a helicopter with the off-road driving capabilities of a truck. So yes, that means it can fly and… » 1/10/14 9:24pm 1/10/14 9:24pm

Lifting cannons with helicopters seems like a lot of fun

It looks like Call of Duty. It's not. It looks like a movie. It's not. Instead it's an incredible photograph of a Marine Corps Super Stallion Helicopter taking off with a M777 howitzer in the California desert. In real life. What a powerful image. The helicopter is lugging the 7,500 pound 35 foot long monster of a… » 12/27/13 9:13pm 12/27/13 9:13pm

Watch an Awesome Man in a Wheelchair Build a Helicopter from Trash

This short documentary by Tyler Bastian, Trevor Hill, Tim Skousen and Cameron Trejo is called Everything is Incredible and well, it's pretty freaking incredible. It's about a man named Agustín from Honduras who can't walk, lives in poverty yet still wants to fulfill a dream: to fly. He spends his days making a… » 9/11/12 10:00pm 9/11/12 10:00pm