Helicopter

If Built, This Would Be The Fastest Helicopter On The Planet

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 25.05.2016 | UK Tech

Airbus have secured a patent for a 'hypercopter' that, if it entered service, would become the fastest helicopter in the world. The revolutionary conc...

Man Falls Off Westminster Bridge While Taking A Photo

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 03.05.2016 | UK

A man has been left seriously injured after falling 15-feet off Westminster Bridge in central London. The victim plummeted from the bridge onto a con...

Flights Grounded As Helicopter 'Totally Destroyed' In Freak Accident

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 29.04.2016 | UK

All commercial passenger flights by UK operators using the helicopter model involved in a fatal crash in Norway have been grounded. A Briton has died ...

France Mourns The Emotional Boxer, The Shy Swimmer And The Legendary Sailor

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 10.03.2015 | UK

The sports world is in mourning today after two helicopters carrying French star athletes filming a survival reality show crashed into each other in a...

London 2012 Olympians Among Dead In Argentina Chopper Crash

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Posted 10.03.2015 | UK

Two helicopters carrying French sports stars filming a survival reality show crashed into each other in a remote part of Argentina, killing 10 people,...

This Dog Is An Aircraft Carrier

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Tech

They often say a dog is a man's best friend, but the question remains: just how much of a friend? Well it turns out quite a lot if you're this part...

Helicopter Drones Are Next

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 29.12.2014 | UK Tech

The US Navy has successfully tested its first helicopter drone in a series of successful sea trials that saw the MQ-8C Fire Scout helicopter repeatedl...

Aberdeen Helicopter Crew Lowers Landing Gear Manually Whilst Aircraft Hovers

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK

A daring pilot had to lower a helicopter and hold it steady while a ground crew pulled out the landing gear by hand. Sixteen passengers were on bo...

Fairy Tale Expectations: The Culture of Privilege at Cambridge University

Alice Corr | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Alice Corr

Flaunting your gown around town, blowing £200 on May Ball tickets, or getting your mates or wider society to fund your Gap Yah trips abroad: there are a number of actions available to Oxbridge students that serve to fuel the stereotypes of an elitist institution harbouring privileged students, out of touch with the rest of the world...

Tory Peer, One Of Richest In N Ireland, Dead In Helicopter Crash

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 14.03.2014 | UK

Tributes have been paid to Northern Irish Conservative peer Lord Ballyedmond, who was one of four men killed when a helicopter crashed in thick fog in...

Pave Hawk Servicemen Killed Officially Identified

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Four American servicemen killed in a helicopter crash during a training exercise on the north Norfolk coast have been officially identified. Captains ...

WATVH:Norfolk Helicopter Crash: Aerial Pictures Of Scene Reveal Damage

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Aerial pictures showing the site of the US military helicopter crash, which killed four members of the US Air Force, have been released. An excavat...

Norfolk Helicopter Crash: Aerial Pictures Of Scene Reveal Damage

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Aerial pictures showing the site of the US military helicopter crash, which killed four members of the US Air Force, have been released. An excavat...

Bullets Scattered At Site Of Helicopter Crash

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Bullets are scattered around the scene of the US military helicopter crash in Norfolk, posing a hazard to members of the public, police have said. ...

One Day I Flew Away...

Gina Lyons | Posted 16.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Gina Lyons

One of my 30 things before I'm 30 was to fly in a helicopter and this Saturday, in Chichester (I didn't know where it was either) I did it. And it was everything I wanted it to be.

Remaining Glasgow Helicopter Crash Victims Named By Police

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

The remaining four fatalities of the Glasgow helicopter crash have been named by police. They were identified as Robert Jenkins, 61 and Mark O'Prey...

William And Kate Will Move To London As RAF Role Ends

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.11.2013 | UK

Prince William is looking to expand his interests in conservation and endangered animals after finishing his seven-and-a-half-year stint as a search a...

New York Teenager Dies After Being 'Scalped' By Own Model Helicopter

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.11.2013 | UK

A 19-year-old man has been killed after his remote controlled helicopter fell and struck him on the head. Roman Pirozek was flying the toy in a Br...

Northern Ireland Mortar 'Had Helicopter Target'

PA | Posted 28.08.2013 | UK

A bid by dissident republicans to attack a police helicopter near the Irish border may have been foiled, it emerged tonight. A mortar device pointi...

London Helicopter Crash: Pilot 'Told Not To Take Off'

Posted 23.01.2013 | UK

A pilot who was killed after his helicopter crashed into a crane in central London had been advised not to embark on the journey because of poor visib...

Inquest Hears Details Of Vauxhall Helicopter Crash

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK

The pilot who died in a helicopter crash in central London had been diverted because of bad weather, an inquest has been told. Pete Barnes, 50, die...

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Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 18.01.2013 | UK

From dodgy burgers to gaffe-prone politics, to this week has seen revelations, drama and controversy. Lance Armstrong admitted to doping and St Jam...

'He Would Have Done Everything To Save The Lives Of Others': Tribute From Partner Of Helicopter Pilot

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.01.2013 | UK

Updated: 17:57 17 January 2013 - more comments from Chris Barnes The partner of the pilot killed in a London helicopter crash has paid tribute to a...

'We Are Lucky To Be Alive'

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.01.2013 | UK

Two workmen who should have been in a crane that was hit by a helicopter in central London escaped death by minutes because they overslept. Richard...

Vauxhall Helicopter Crash Pilot 'Was One Of Country's Most Experienced'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.01.2013 | UK

The pilot who died after his helicopter crashed in Vauxhall, London, was one of the country's most experienced pilots, having flown choppers in Hollyw...