Helicopter

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...

BEAT THE WEEK: Take Our News Quiz

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...

Solent Coastguard Rescue Two By Helicopter

PA | Posted 23.06.2012 | UK

Two people have been rescued by helicopter after they became stuck by the tide on a beach inaccessible to lifeboats and land rescue teams. Solent C...

How A Stuntman Survived A Leap From 2,400 Feet With No Parachute

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.05.2012 | UK

A stuntman has become the first person to jump out of a helicopter and land without using a parachute. Gary Connery, 42, used a special "wingsuit" ...

Travel Innovations Throughout History

Posted 10.05.2012 | UK Tech

From jumbo jets to bullet trains, travel has come a long way in a short space of time. Technology now means that we can fly around the globe in less t...

Students Offered Helicopter 'Mile High Club' At May Ball

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 03.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education

The majority of students drunkenly stumble to their end of year balls. Some may even opt for the bus. Or, if you're feeling really flush, you might ev...

Trading From the Skies for Charity

Greg Secker | Posted 10.06.2012 | UK
Greg Secker

My three biggest passions in life are my job, my helicopter and my philanthropic work. So 12 months ago I decided to try and combine all three and use these passions to help others.

WATCH: Will You Be Buying A Flying Car?

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 03.04.2012 | UK Tech

It's the stuff kids' dreams are made of: a car that can fly. One moment you're heading into a nasty stretch of traffic, the next you're sailing into t...

Chinook Helicopter Stuns Londoners By Landing In Victoria Park (VIDEO)

Posted 23.03.2012 | UK

Londoners sunning themselves in Victoria Park in the east of the city were left stunned when a giant Chinook helicopter landed amongst them on Friday ...

Couple Pulled To Safety After Helicopter Crash In Llanwddyn, Powys

PA | Posted 17.03.2012 | UK

A couple who survived a helicopter crash were pulled to safety today then airlifted to hospital by helicopter as a precaution. The small private ai...