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The Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm, has a new recruit–a tiny kitten named Tigger.

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The California Highway Patrol has a long and illustrious history with many sterling achievements. Now, after a strange three-hour chase outside of Fresno last week, they can add "Unicorn Recovery" to that list.

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Rash Of Deadly Helicopter Crashes Raising Questions

Three times as many servicemen were killed in helicopters in 2015 as in 2014, raising questions about the impact of cuts to maintenance and training budgets.

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12 Crewmen Missing, High Surf Complicates Search And Rescue

Two CH-53 Sea Stallion helicopters carrying 12 crewman collided early this morning while operating in the dark off the Hawaiian coast.

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At 22-feet long and with a 1,400-pound payload, the Urban Aeronautics AirMule provides VTOL capability without all the drawbacks of a typical helicopter.

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Three accidents in less than two weeks has forced the Army to issue a four-day grounding of its US-based Apache and Black Hawk helicopters.

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A police station in Florida released footage of a reckless drunk driver spilling out of his car unable to stand last weekend as a warning to other drivers.

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Airbus Helicopters has presented the new H160 at the Dubai Airshow, the product of a collaboration with the Peugeot Design Lab in the latest crossover from automotive design to aerospace.

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Felix Baumgartner pilots a helicopter startlingly close to a drifting Toyota GT86 in this latest visual spectacle from Red Bull, filmed at an event in Poland.

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A Russian attack helicopter crashed during an air show, killing one crew member. Video of the incident showed the Mi-28 Havoc spinning into the ground.

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Lockheed Marin is set to dramatically expand its reach in the helicopter market, with the purchase of Sikorsky Aircraft, manufacturer of the UH-60 Blackhawk.

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The US Army is in an interesting position with two of its marquee helicopters. Adventures in Afghanistan and Iraq have revealed that the AH-64 Apache and UH-60 Blackhawk could seriously benefit from more power than their twin General Electric engines can provide. Yet, neither chopper is getting any younger.

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Sikorsky Aircraft showed off its new S-97 Raider late last week. The new light-attack helicopter uses a strange "coaxial design." What that means is, the top of the chopper has two counter-rotating blades while a push propeller is hanging out at the back of the helo.

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The backbone of the US Army's transport helicopter fleet, the venerable UH-60 Black Hawk is finally set to receive a major avionics upgrade.

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There may be more luxurious ways to get to the airport than in a Mercedes-Benz, but there aren't many. Especially if you live in Australia.

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Difficult maneuver allows doctor to get to patient faster

With nowhere near a car accident to land, this pilot pulled off a daring maneuver.

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Here at Autoblog, obsessively covering the automotive industry sometimes takes us places we'd never have expected. Today is one of those days.

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Pity tiny Bethel, Alaska. First, when they want to "Run for the Border," it's a four-hour trip from the west coast of the state to Anchorage (not by car!). And according to Google Maps, the only restaurants in the entire town are a Subway franchise and something called Sho Gun Restaurant. So when a rumor was started that Taco Bell was going to set up shop in their little town, serious excitement ensued. Then fliers were posted around town heralding the fast food restaurant's pending arrival.

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The Top Gear production team from Korea averted a serious disaster after a helicopter used during filming crashed into the Arizona desert. Amazingly, both the pilot and the camera person escaped the incident relatively unharmed. CNN reports that the pair credit their survival to the thick exterior of the retired military chopper.

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You'd think that lobbing four cylinders off a car's engine would have an adverse effect on its performance, right? But Bentley is out to show that its new Continental GT with the V8 engine can fly every bit as much as the W-12 model. And by fly, we do mean fly.

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The CAFE Foundation has announced that Google will sponsor the NASA Centennial Challenge flight competition known as the Green Flight Challenge (GFC). The CAFE Foundation (which here stands for Comparative Aircraft Flight Efficiency) will host the event from September 25 through October 2 at Sonoma County Airport in California. The NASA-funded prize purse of $1.65 million is thought to be the largest ever for a non-spaceflight aviation challenge.

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