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Russia wants to launch little drones off of other drones off of ships
The concept, from a Russian equivalent to DARPA, involves flying machines acting like airborne runways for other drones that can then conduct surveillance.
The Taliban have seized crucial US military equipment, including data on Afghans
It's not the first time it's happened.
Bell wants to soup up tilt-rotor aircraft by adding jet engines
The newest concepts from Bell are machines that can take off and land like helicopters—and then zoom at jet-like speeds.
What it’s like to rescue someone at sea from a Coast Guard helicopter
Incidents tend to rise in the summer. We flew in a big MH-60T chopper and watched dramatic practice scenarios unfold first-hand.
Why does NASA keep launching Wright brothers’ stuff into space?
Ingenuity, the Mars Helicopter, has a tiny piece of the 1903 Wright Flyer on board. Here's why.
Senator Tammy Duckworth describes the day her Black Hawk was shot down
It was November of 2004 in Iraq, and an RPG hit the helicopter.
Senator Tammy Duckworth on why AI should never fully replace humans in the cockpit
We caught up with the pilot and vet to talk about the future of military aviation, ugly aircraft, and more.
Tilting rotors could help make Bell’s speedy new aircraft the next Black Hawk
The V-280 Valor is the latest example of a fascinating aviation concept.
Elvis (the helicopter) is cheating death by becoming a drone
The S-64 Air Crane is a former firefighting helicopter that’s being converted for autonomous operations.
This surprisingly common flight issue contributed to Kobe Bryant’s helicopter crash
People are told to trust their senses. Pilots can’t always do that.