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NASA Recorded Helicopter Sound During Mars Flight!

NASA Recorded Helicopter Sound During Mars Flight!

Yesterday (Friday 7th of May) NASA released recorded sound of its Ingenuity helicopter, during its fourth Mars flight on the 30th of April! We have honestly lost count of the number of firsts in the Perseverance/Ingenuity Mars mission. First, we saw video of a Mars...
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....
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...
INCIDENT: Drone – Helicopter Collision, Occupant Injury

INCIDENT: Drone – Helicopter Collision, Occupant Injury

A helicopter of the Chilean Navy had a collision with a drone, which broke through the windscreen and injured the on-board mechanic. The incident happened last Saturday. The aircraft was a Bell UH-57B. This is essentially the military version of the well-known 206B...