helicopters

Here’s Why Rotodyne, The Vertical Takeoff Airliner, Failed

Here’s Why Rotodyne, The Vertical Takeoff Airliner, Failed

If a helicopter and an aeroplane had a little Einstein genius baby, that baby would be the Fairey Rotodyne, a passenger airliner that was said to be capable of vertical takeoff. It was supposed to be the hot new thing almost six decades ago—the way everyone would be getting around….

I Want To Run Naked Through This Test Of A Foam Fire Suppression System

I Want To Run Naked Through This Test Of A Foam Fire Suppression System

Video: To ensure the foam fire suppression system actually worked before bringing aircraft into its new helicopter maintenance training facility, safety personnel at the Fort Indiantown Gap Army Reserve base in Pennsylvania performed a full-scale test of the emergency equipment. But I can’t understand why no one is running through…