US Air Force helicopter shot at over Virginia forcing emergency landing

US Air Force helicopter shot at over Virginia forcing emergency landing

A United States Air Force helicopter was forced to make an emergency landing after it was shot at. The aircraft, a UH-1N Huey from the 1st Helicopter Squadron at Joint Base Andrews, was flying over Virginia on Monday when gunfire came from the ground. A…

On Mars, an autonomous rover and helicopter will roam free

On Mars, an autonomous rover and helicopter will roam free

NASA’s Perseverance rover launched at 7:50 am ET on July 30, the first day of a flight that will take the fifth NASA rover to Mars. During its mission, the boxy, car-sized vehicle and its extendable arm will be charged with looking for signs of…

Watch launch of NASA's next mission which includes Mars helicopter

Watch launch of NASA's next mission which includes Mars helicopter

NASA is heading back to Mars with the launch of the eagerly awaited Perseverance this week. The mission will blast off from the Kennedy Space Centre, in Florida, today at 12.50pm BST. NASA will live stream the launch on its YouTube channel here from midday….

Futuristic military helicopter breaks Black Hawk speed record by hitting 235mph

Futuristic military helicopter breaks Black Hawk speed record by hitting 235mph

The futuristic SB1 Defiant military helicopter has hit the speed of 205 knots (235 mph) while cruising at low altitude in a stunning video. Set to be a record-breaker, the “next generation” helicopter which is a joint project with Sikorsky and Boeing, has already surpassed…