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This Army pilot can teach you how to hover in a helicopter in just 54 seconds
"Hovering a helicopter is very similar to standing up in a hammock while trying to rub your belly and pat your head at the same time."
‘Just one happy dude’ — Friends and family mourn Army pilot who died in Egypt crash
"There are few pilots I have respected as much as him."
This is what it would look like if the Navy was run like a used car dealership
If the Navy were run by the same sleazy used car salesmen who gather around military bases the way a pack of hyenas stalks the savannah, then the service might...
Here’s what it’s like to drop 11,000 pounds of water on a raging inferno
“When you drop it, you can feel it,” Spencer said. A pilot has to be ready to compensate for the sudden lightening of load.
‘One of the best jobs in the Corps,’ says Marine who gets to fire 3,000 rounds a minute
"We are kind of like a SWAT Team, a police force, firefighters, EMTs, and car mechanics all wrapped into one."
National Guard investigating whether low-flying helicopter was used to intimidate protesters
The D.C. National Guard is investigating why this helicopter was hovering so low over protesters.
Army to start 3D-printing Black Hawk replacement parts because nobody else makes them anymore
The Black Hawk entered military service 41 years ago, but has been out of production for 15 years.
Legendary Air Force pilot Chuck Yeager is suing Airbus for using his name to promote its new helo
"This is not a company that sells burritos," said Yeager's lawyer in an interview. "It sells aircraft, and you can't find a man more valuable to associate with aircraft than...
The Night Stalkers cruised through the streets of Los Angeles and scared the hell out of everyone
The Army 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment is conducting training in L.A. until February 9th.
Meet The Army Helicopter Pilot Who Re-Supplied Thousands Of Hippies At Woodstock
This is the story of how the U.S. Army ran a resupply mission to party-goers at Woodstock.
The Chinese Military Has Black Hawks Thanks To Capitalism
The Soviet Union and China were good pals at the start of the Cold War, but then they had a … Continued
The Black Hawk Helicopter Is Underappreciated
This photograph reminds me of how much I admire the Black Hawk as a work of design. No one talks … Continued
2 Soldiers Killed In An Apache Helicopter Crash During Training
Two soldiers were been killed when their AH-64E Apache helicopter crashed during an April 6 training flight at Fort Campbell, … Continued
Military Considering Promotions For Airmen Killed In Iraq Helo Crash
Dashan Briggs, a National Guard aviator from Port Jefferson Station who was killed last week in a helicopter crash in … Continued
The Air Force Has Identified The 7 Killed In A Helicopter Crash In Iraq
The Pentagon identified the seven airmen killed when their HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter crashed in western Iraq, near the Syrian … Continued
2 FDNY Firefighters Were Killed In The Helicopter Crash In Iraq
Three members of the 106th Rescue Wing of the New York Air National Guard in Westhampton Beach were among seven … Continued
A Marine Super Cobra Landed On A Baseball Field So The Pilot Could Pick Up His Phone
“Gear accountability” is a long-standing maxim in the military, and it was probably on the mind of one Marine attack-helicopter … Continued
The Afghan Military Just Got Its First Black Hawks. The Rest Can’t Come Soon Enough
The Afghan Air Force's first-ever UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters have arrived in Kandahar, reports Stars and Stripes, the first of … Continued
This Marine Stole $100K Of Gear From Marine One And Sold It On EBay
From September 2013 to April 2015, Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Branden Baker stole nearly $100,000 in night vision equipment from … Continued
Here’s A Look At Boeing And Sikorsky’s New Gunship Helicopter Concept
Since 1939, aerospace manufacturers Boeing and Sikorsky Aircraft have remained synonymous with dependable fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters, respectively, responsible for … Continued
This Drone Helicopter Could Revolutionize The Medevac Forever
The U.S. military may have found itself the aerial ambulance of its dreams. Since 2016, the Army’s Medical Research and … Continued
Helicopter Decimates Porta-Potties, Causes Literal Sh*t Show
A British Royal Navy Merlin helicopter flying over Dartmoor, England, took out several porta-potties on May 6. The Merlin, which … Continued
UNSUNG HEROES: These Pilots Braved Enemy Fire To Rescue Trapped Foreign Troops
In the early morning on Oct. 2, 2010, more than 90 Italian soldiers and Afghan special forces huddled together as … Continued