Posts tagged with ‘helicopters

Japanese company builds an RC helicopter you can ride

Based on those small toy store RC helicopters, the Hirobo Electric Helicopter is a single person helicopter that looks terrifyingly awesome. Also, it’s a great way to beat rush hour traffic.

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Artist turns his dead cat into a helicopter after it’s killed by a car. CATCOPTER

Losing a pet can be very sad, but it happens. And when life (some idiot not paying attention to where he’s driving) hits your cat and kills it, the best thing you can do at that point is turn your dead cat into a helicopter. At least that’s what artist Bart Jansen did with his cat, Orville.

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Need tacos? Tacocopter to the rescue

Tacos are on their way

~ Tacos anyone? Use your smartphone to place an order and using GPS Tacocopter will deploy your lunch directly to where you stand via an unmanned copter drone. It’s all paid for electronically and may be the culmination of human/taco technology. Unfortunately the FAA doesn’t think it is such a good idea, and they kind of get the final call on these things.

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Helicopter crashes in Arizona during the filming of the Korean version of Top Gear

There are lots of localized versions of Top Gear, not all of which suck as bad as the American version. During a filming of the Korean Top Gear, an AH1 Cobra helicopter was being used to film a Corvette in the Arizona desert, when the pilot lost control. Amazingly, both helicopter pilots were treated at the scene and walked away unharmed.

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How many mini RC helicopters does to take to fly a person around?

What could have ended in human chop suey, instead resulted in victory for German engineers at e-volo as they successfully completed the first manned flight of an electric multicopter. The human death trap uses multiple mini helicopters to lift the passenger upwards — who’s snuggled in the center of the carnage, firmly strapped to a squishy exercise ball. Yee haw!

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Using an RC helicopter to hunt balloons

Since the winters are long and cold and dark in Sweden, you’ve got to have something to pass the time. Like modifying an RC helicopter with Roman candle rockets to hunt down helium balloons.

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