iOS app Android app

Helicopters

Which '80s Heartthrob Is Now Piloting Helicopter Tours?

OWN | Posted 08.01.2014 | OWN

You may recognize Lorenzo Lamas for his roles in long-running series like "Falcon Crest," "Renegade" and "The Bold and the Beautiful," but the '80s he...

Iraq's Air Force

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.23.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Where is the Iraqi Air Force? What does the Iraqi Air Force consist of? How many attack helicopters and attack fighters does it have in flyable condition? Most importantly, how many trained pilots does it have who can fly combat missions?

I'm With Stupid: Experience Autumn With Expert Tips From Fodor's

Todd Hartley | Posted 01.25.2014 | Denver
Todd Hartley

I, like many Coloradans, love autumn in the high country. This one was particularly spectacular, with the aspens and scrub oak bursting out in every conceivable shade of yellow, orange, brown and red.

WATCH: Helicopter Pilot Fights Fire With... Swimming Pool

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 08.23.2013 | Weird News

When you're fighting fire, you use whatever tools you have available. Which is exactly what one quick-thinking helicopter pilot does when he runs out ...

U.S. Military Helicopter Crashes In Okinawa

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 10.05.2013 | World

TOKYO — A U.S. military helicopter crashed Monday at an American base on the southern island of Okinawa, and all four crew members are believed ...

5 U.S. Troops Killed In Afghanistan Helicopter Crash

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ and KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 05.11.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — A helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan has killed five American service members, officials said Tuesday. Monday night'...

NATO Helicopter Crashes In Afghanistan

AP | Posted 04.09.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- A NATO helicopter crashed Thursday in eastern Afghanistan, but no crew members were seriously injured, officials said. Taliban ...

Helicopter Crashes In London After Hitting Crane

AP | CASSANDRA VINOGRAD | Posted 03.17.2013 | World

LONDON — A helicopter crashed into a crane and fell on a crowded street in central London during rush hour Wednesday, sending flames and black p...

3 Killed In Medical Helicopter Crash

AP | TAMMY WEBBER | Posted 02.09.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A medical helicopter pilot hit bad weather and was trying to return to the hospital hangar shortly before the aircraft crashed into a ...

The Osama Bin Laden Raid -- What You Don't Know

Michael Kay | Posted 01.19.2013 | World
Michael Kay

As an experienced and recently retired assault helicopter pilot and mission commander in the Royal Air Force, I spent 20 years working with UK and U.S. special forces in pursuit of terrorists from Northern Ireland to Kosovo and Macedonia to Baghdad.

Startup Aims to Install Pipelines With Helicopters... Seriously!

XPRIZE | Posted 10.27.2012 | Business
XPRIZE

By David J. Hill Contributing Writer, Singularity University. A major earthquake strikes a town leaving power plants damaged, water pipelines broken,...

Jason Gilbert

New Startup Wants To Bring You Tacos Via Unmanned Drone Helicopter

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 08.20.2012 | Technology

Look, up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's an unmanned drone helicopter shooting a taco from space down at you and your colleagues during...

WATCH: Flying Robots Swarm Laboratory

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Searles | Posted 02.02.2012 | Science

This freaky footage of a gang of tiny flying robots looks like it's straight out of a sci-fi flick. But it's 100 percent real. On Wednesday, roboti...

2 Helicopters Crash On U.S Military Base, Killing 4

Patch | Brent Champaco | Posted 02.11.2012 | Politics

Four Army aviators were killed in an accident involving two Army helicopters at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington this evening, according to offi...

Los Angeles From 500 Feet

Steven Nereo | Posted 12.03.2011 | Los Angeles
Steven Nereo

2011-10-03-pullquote.jpg

Helicopter Crash At California Marine Corps Base Kills 1, Injures 5

AP | AMY TAXIN | Posted 09.05.2011 | Home

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — A Marine Corps helicopter crashed Wednesday afternoon at the sprawling coastal base of Camp Pendleton, killing one and ...

Source: NATO Helicopters Return Fire After Being Attacked From Across Pakistan Border

Reuters | Posted 07.16.2011 | World

May 17, 2011 7:44:26 AM KABUL, May 17 (Reuters) - Two NATO helicopters supporting a coalition base in eastern Afghanistan came under fire twice...

The No-Fly Zone Decision

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

President Obama is in a tough spot on the whether or not to push for a no-fly zone over Libya. He is weighing the costs and benefits of the situation, and his reluctance to get involved may turn out, in the long run, to be the correct decision.

Jon Stewart Author Interview: 'Dream Machine' Author Richard Whittle On The 'Notorious' V-22 Osprey (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Pentagon correspondent Richard Whittle spoke to Jon Stewart last night on "The Daily Show" about his new book, "The Dream Machine," which explains the...

Helicopters Collide At Colombia Base, Killing 6 (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) BOGOTA -- A Colombian general and five other members of its military have died in a helicopter collision at a base in the nation's southwest. A ...

The Bachelorette Week 3 Recap: Wherein Ali Cozies Up to Anything on 2 (or 1) Legs

Tasha Gordon-Solmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tasha Gordon-Solmon

This week, front runner Roberto had a one-on-one, Justin set out to prove the true nature of his intentions (which still remain completely ambiguous) ...

Escape to Paradise! (With a Sense of Urgency)

Marjorie Hope Rothstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Marjorie Hope Rothstein

As a result of climate changes and human interference, many of these natural wonders will cease to exist in their present state by the end of this century.

The Bachelorette Episode 1 Recap: The Talent-Less Show

Tasha Gordon-Solmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tasha Gordon-Solmon

The season premiere began with the requisite montage of Ali livin' her life, lookin' for love. She walked along beaches, kicked around a soccer ball a...

CIA Rendition Plane Spotted In Birmingham UK

The Guardian | Robert Booth | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An American plane named in an inquiry by the European parliament into alleged CIA torture flights landed at Birmingham airport last month and was met ...

Haiti Needs 100 Helicopters, the Miracle Workers of Disaster Relief

Abdul Malik Mujahid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Abdul Malik Mujahid

No other country can provide the helicopters that Haiti needs. Helicopters go where there are no roads and the terrain is difficult to maneuver. But the 19 helicopters, which have just arrived, are not enough.