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Indonesia man's solution to beat traffic - a homemade helicopter

His quest may seem a flight of fancy, but Junaedi is not the first person to try and build an artisanal aircraft.

28 Nov 2019 4:08 PM

On retirement day, Rajasthan teacher books chopper to fly wife home

Ramesh Meena said he booked the chopper service from New Delhi for Rs 3.70 lakh to fulfil his wife's wish.

01 Sep 2019 9:38 AM

7 including 2 children dead in mid-air collision in Spain

A couple and their two children were aboard the helicopter along with the pilot, the spokesman told AFP.

26 Aug 2019 8:36 AM

Helicopter makes emergency landing in Uttarkashi

However, both pilot and co-pilot of the helicopter were safe and escaped with minor injuries.

23 Aug 2019 4:09 PM

Bihar: 24-year-old turns Tata Nano into a helicopter

Mithilesh, pipe fitter hailing from Simari village in Baniyapur, modified his Tata Nano car by incorporating design features of helicopter.

11 Aug 2019 3:40 PM


IAF gets its first Apache Guardian attack helicopter at US’s Boeing plant

India has signed a contract with the United States for 22 of these choppers.

11 May 2019 11:00 AM

HAL signs MoU with Central PWD for works at chopper factory

HAL said the stage 2 works include development of infrastructure for structural assembly and equipping of helicopters at Tumakuru.

22 Feb 2019 5:53 PM

French convict pulls off spectacular jailbreak via helicopter

The escape came after appeals court sentenced him to 25 yrs for masterminding May 2010 botched armed robbery which killed policewoman.

01 Jul 2018 7:33 PM

Pawan Hans' Udan plans run into rough weather amid divestment

The disinvestment process should not come as a roadblock in the business expansion plans of the company.

07 May 2018 7:15 PM

5 dead as copter with ONGC officials crashes off city coast

Officials said that helicopters are often used to ferry the company’s employees for routine inspections to as far as 160 kms offshore.

14 Jan 2018 4:34 AM


CES 2018: Bell Helicopter air taxi unveils at CES

The urban air taxi has a four-passenger cabin and can have a full user experience with a control centre.

10 Jan 2018 10:20 AM

Maharashtra CM’s chopper forced to land after take-off

In May, the Bel 230 private helicopter ferrying the CM encountered a technical snag where one of its engines failed to start at Gadchiroli.

10 Dec 2017 1:54 AM

Me and my team safe, Maharashtra CM tweets after crash

Mr Fadnavis had gone to Latur in Marathwada region for the BJP’s ‘Shivar Samwad Sabha,’ a state-wide campaign to reach out to farmers.

26 May 2017 2:18 AM

Helicopter pilot lands on the highway to ask directions

A voice on the radio of the convoy can be heard asking how can someone just get lost in a steppe.

28 Feb 2017 2:51 PM

Duterte threatens to throw corrupt officials out of helicopter

The fiery-tempered former prosecutor said he once hurled a Chinese man suspected of rape and murder out of a helicopter.

29 Dec 2016 2:29 PM


Wrong coordinates leave Odisha CM stranded midair

Works secretary Nalinikanta Pradhan suspended executive engineer Biranchi Mohanty for sending the wrong coordinates.

23 Dec 2016 1:56 AM