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SUCCESS! Mars Helicopter Completes First Test Flight!

SUCCESS! Mars Helicopter Completes First Test Flight!

In a first for aviation, NASA just completed the first aerodynamic flight in another world, when the Ingenuity helicopter took off and landed on Mars! NASA likened this accomplishment to the first flight of the Wright Flyer. That Kitty Hawk flight 107 years ago...
Ingenuity Mars Helicopter – NASA Flight Coming!

Ingenuity Mars Helicopter – NASA Flight Coming!

After a month and a half on Mars, NASA is preparing the Ingenuity helicopter for the first ever aerodynamic flight on another planet! It is only going to be a demonstration, as they’ve said repeatedly. NASA has been managing the public’s expectations for this flight....
NHS Scotland – Drones Carry Tests & Covid-19 Samples!

NHS Scotland – Drones Carry Tests & Covid-19 Samples!

A regular NHS service where drones carry Covid-19 samples and test kits has began in Scotland. The service operates in rural parts of Argyll and Bute. This is a first. We have seen test runs where drones make deliveries before. But now Scotland has a scheduled and...
Mars Perseverance Landing: Don’t Miss It!

Mars Perseverance Landing: Don’t Miss It!

Today will see the landing of NASA’s Perseverance rover on Mars. And this isn’t just another Mars rover. It also has a helicopter/drone to play with! NASA calls the Perseverance landing on Mars its most challenging yet. Part of the reason why has to do with the...
JetPack Man – Another Myth Busted?

JetPack Man – Another Myth Busted?

For several months, pilots flying in and out of LAX airport in Los Angeles, reported sightings of what looked like a man in a jetpack. Initially ATC viewed these reports with some suspicion. But they kept coming. 2020 was a weird year. This definitely wasn’t the...