3 bodies recovered at site of helicopter crash in Russia

The bodies of all three crew members who died in a Mi-8 helicopter crash in East Siberia, Russia were recovered on Monday, TASS News Agency reported, citing emergency services. The aircraft was conducting a geological survey in Irkutsk Region on Sunday when it disappeared off the radar and went missing. Let’s block ads! (Why?)

Workhorse brings an electric pickup truck, helicopter to Manhattan

Enlarge / Workhorse’s electric helicopter looks less like a traditional helicopter and more like an oversized drone. (credit: John Timmer) I wasn’t sure entirely what I expected an electric helicopter to look like, but what I found waiting for me at New York’s Flatiron Plaza wasn’t it. It’s not because it didn’t look like a […]

A drone enthusiast built an incredible giant LEGO helicopter — and it really flies

YouTube / Adam Woodworth Adam Woodworth is a fan of building faux-LEGO models that actually fly. His latest creation is a giant model of a LEGO helicopter, using foam rather than LEGO to allow it to fly. He also makes smaller flying models, like the classic podracers from Star Wars.   Adam Woodworth has a […]

18 people killed in helicopter crash in Russia

A Mi-8 helicopter with passengers on board has crashed in Krasnoyarsk Region, Siberia. Eighteen people have died in the crash. The helicopter, reportedly operated by Utair airline, was carrying 15 passengers and three crew members, all of whom have been confirmed dead. The helicopter was reportedly taking workers to an oil well. The crash took […]

Mexico’s new president wants to scrap $1.36bn helicopter deal with US

Mexico’s newly-elected, anti-establishment president is planning to scrap some of the deals his predecessor had signed up to, including a $ 1.36 billion order for eight MH-60R Seahawk helicopters for the country’s Navy. Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, widely known as AMLO, was elected Mexico’s next president on promises to pursue national interests and reduce the […]

‘Helicopter parents’ may hinder kids’ emotional well-being

Study followed 422 children over an eight-year span, assessing the kids at ages two, five and 10. Researchers also tracked their social and emotional development. The findings underscored the importance of educating ‘helicopter’ parents about supporting children’s autonomy with handling emotional challenges.

Fortnite Bench, Ice Cream Truck and Helicopter map location – and ALL Week 4 challenges

Fortnite week 4 challenges are live for Battle Royale fans. Each week a new set of seven Battle Pass challenges are released by Epic Games. Fans need to complete any four of these challenges to be rewarded with 4,000 XP. The challenges are separated into hard and regular tiers of difficulty. The hard difficulty Fortnite challenges net […]

A Tour of Airbus’ New, Quieter H160 Helicopter

A Tour of Airbus’ New, Quieter H160 Helicopter Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not include […]

NASA is sending its first autonomous helicopter to Mars in 2020

The next vehicle NASA is sending to Mars nestles somewhere between a rover and a satellite, at least in terms of altitude. The agency is bundling an autonomous helicopter with the Mars 2020 rover to test airborne vehicles on the red planet. The drone weighs 1.8 kilograms (just under four pounds) and the dual, counter-rotating […]