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Make going to work, or having Grandkids over, much more fun with an RC Helicopter that shoots water.  I can picture the cube farm now, start the flight from cube A2324 and fly a few cubes over to C6542 and unleash the water...

People in Linz, Austria were lucky enough to see an amazing swarm of 50 Quadcopters performing a synchronized lightshow.  A smart group from the Ars Electronica Futurelab and Ascending Technologies GmbH launched 50 AscTec Hummingbird quadcopters at the same time.  The AscTec Hummingbird Quadrocopters put on a pretty cool lightshow.  Video after the...

Not sure how you could do something like this to your faithful and loving deceased pet cat.  Apparently Dutch artist, Bart Jansen morns his dead cat, Orville, a bit differently then most.  He had his cat taxidermied then turned Orville into a remote controlled quadrocopter.  Wrong, so wrong. More disturbing pictures and a video of Orville the...

An installation at the FRAC Centre in Orleans, France is using autonomous quadrocopter robots to build a 20-foot tall tower with 1,500 blocks.  Pretty amazing. The robotic four-blade helicopters place each building block in an exact location according to an existing blueprint.  "The show is the work of ETH Zurich roboticist Raffaello D’Andrea...

Assuming you are sitting at a computer with a full browser and have the Google Earth plugin installed you should checkout the 3D view.  The view gives you the feeling of flying over your route in a helicopter. To try out the new 3D aerial view make sure you have the Google Earth plugin installed then go to Google...

The SkyNET drone (pictured above) is a modified Parrot Quadcopter running a Linux computer, a GPS, a 3G card, and two wi-fi cards.  The SkyNET drone, or drones, fly over an area looking for wi-fi.  When they find it, they start trying to break in to the wireless...

If after watching this video you do not want to own one of these helicopters, I question your sanity.  This is simply amazing.  A small personal helicopter, the Dragonfly DF1, can fly with no engine.  Instead of an...

Two things I love coming together, like Reese’s peanut butter cups, the iPhone and an RC Helicopter.  The Parrot AR Drone is finally ready for prime time at $299 here.  The best part, other than the...

From a very young age, radio control planes and helicopters have always captivated Jason, yet it was only after his success in photography (JasonLamPhotography.com) that Jason was able to take on the high costs associated with the category and fully indulge his interest with rc helicopters....

The smart kids at Lockheed Martin have created a remote controlled monocopter which reminds me of the whirlipods that fall from maple tree’s.  This is SAMARAI, a UAV that Lockheed Martin has been working on based on a monocopter platform. A monocopter is like a helicopter, except that the entire vehicle consists of a single rotating airfoil, making...