Germany: Meet the artist who uses helicopter instead of paintbrush!

Like most artists he requires skill, precision and a firm hand - but unlike other painters he also needs a pilot’s licence and nerves of steel.

Helicopter gunships in action on Saudi-Yemen border: Coalition

The Arab coalition fighting Shiite rebels in Yemen said Sunday it had deployed helicopter gunships after cross-border attacks that killed Saudi soldiers.

Pakistan and US close in on $1 billion helicopter, weapons deal

 Pakistan and the United States moved closer to a billion dollar defence deal this week, after US authorities notified Congress of a proposal to supply helicopters and missiles to sharpen up Pakistan`s counter-terrorism efforts.

Syrian regime helicopter crew captured by rebels, 1 killed: Monitor
Syrian regime helicopter crew captured by rebels, 1 killed: Monitor

Islamist rebels in Syria captured four crew members Sunday when a regime helicopter crashed in the northwest province of Idlib, a monitor said, while a fifth serviceman was killed.

Helicopter bookings for Amarnath Yatra to start from March 20

Advance online booking of helicopter tickets for this year's Amarnath Yatra will start from March 20, a senior official of the shrine board said here on Thursday.

US helicopter found; 'high-impact' crash killed 11

Divers found the Black Hawk helicopter that crashed amid dense fog during a Florida training mission, killing 11 Marines and soldiers, but continuing bad weather on Thursday prevented the recovery of the flight recorder from the wreckage.

Painful wait for French stars, crew stranded in Argentina

The surviving cast and crew of the ill-fated reality show "Dropped" wander aimlessly around their hotel, waiting to testify on the accident that killed their friends and colleagues, then return home to France.

Amarnath Yatra begins on July 2

The annual Amarnath Yatra (pilgrimage) will begin on July 2 on both the routes of Baltal and Pahalgam and conclude on August 29, official sources said on Thursday.

Army chopper crashes in Dimapur

A Cheetah helicopter of the Indian Army crashed while taking off at the Rangapahar helipad in Nagaland's Dimapur district on Monday.

Small helicopter to scout for future Mars rovers
Small helicopter to scout for future Mars rovers

NASA engineers are working on a small helicopter that could "scout" a trail for future Mars rovers.

Israeli helicopter strikes Syrian Golan: Security source

An Israeli helicopter carried out a strike on Sunday against "terrorists" in the Syrian sector of the Golan Heights who were allegedly preparing an attack on Israel, an Israeli security source said.

Uttarakhand: MI 26 helicopter lands at Kedarnath, to speed up restoration work

Indian Air Force (IAF) brought an MI 26 helicopter with an objective to speed up restoration works. The helicopter landed successfully on its trial run at newly built helipad at the Kedarnath shrine.

British coastguard rescues crew from stranded cargo ship

The crew of a huge transport ship that ran aground off the southern coast of England have now almost all been airlifted to safety, the British coastguard said Sunday. 

American company bags contract for Navy's 16 multi-role choppers

The United States' Sikorsky has bagged the contract for Indian Navy's Rs 6,000-crore proposal for acquisition of 16 multi-role helicopters for its warships, official sources said on Friday.

PM Modi flags off maiden journey of Kathmandu-Delhi bus service

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today flagged off the maiden journey of the new bus service from Kathmandu to Delhi.

PM Modi to hand over trauma centre, helicopter to Nepal on Tuesday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hand over to Nepal a 200-bedded trauma centre and an Advanced Light Helicopter for its army after arriving here tomorrow to attend the SAARC Summit, reports said on Monday.

Armenia vows `grave consequences` after helicopter downed

 Armenia threatened `grave consequences` Wednesday after Azerbaijani forces shot down a military helicopter, sparking fears of a major escalation in the conflict over the disputed region of Nagorny Karabakh.

Turkish military helicopter goes missing

A Turkish military helicopter disappeared from the radar in northwest Turkey Sunday afternoon, media reported.

Govt to expand BSF air wing

Government is planning to expand the BSF air fleet by procuring more choppers and fix-winged planes to transport paramilitary troops and their assets as they carry out internal security duties.

Hema Malini's chopper mobbed at rally venue, one injured by blade

Chaos prevailed as a helicopter that had brought BJP MP Hema Malini for an election rally here on Friday was mobbed, leaving one person injured who was hit by a blade of the chopper.