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Guatemalan Sinkhole Video Is Just as Scary as the Photos [Science]

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Finally, someone got a helicopter and filmed the Guatemalan Gates of Hell . The 200-feet deep sinkhole—which swallowed a clothing factory—was caused by tropical storm Agatha’s torrential rains.

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A Simple Photo of a Plane Taking Off…From Head On [Image Cache]

by on May.11, 2010, under 2, 2010, 2D, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, Air, and, AR, ash, Bag, boingboing, bold, Cam, Canon, clear, day, Dc, de, Display, Ds, E, e1, Ea, Et, fashion, Flight, Gallery, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Helicopter, Helicopters, Home Automation, Id, Im, Image cache, Imagecache, In, Ion, Ir, Isp, kin, Lde, Lens, Light, Mod, Net, Of, om, One, order, Os, oss, Padd, photo, photography, PI, plan, Plane, Plane take-off, Planes, Play, Q, Rc, rom, sight, Sim, source, Space, Style, Tag, TI, Via, X1

How do you possibly snag this shot (without dying in a spectacular fashion)? A bold pilot, an even bolder helicopter pilot, and a Canon 20D with 70–200mm lens. Read the whole tale here: [ Air&Space and MikeShorePhoto via boingboing ] More

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Luxury Mercedes-Benz EC145 Helicopter Looks Good Enough To Live In [Helicopters]

by on May.05, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, AR, Ati, Auto, Autos, Av, Ben, car, Cars, clear, Cup, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, Ec145, Et, Fridge, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, good, Hd, Helicopter, Helicopters, holder, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, In, Ion, Ir, Isp, live, Luxury, Make, MER, Mercedes, mercedes benz, Mercedes benz ec145, Mercedes benz helicopter, mid, Mod, Model, Models, om, One, order, Os, Padd, pdf, PI, Ping, Play, Ports, Q, Rc, Red, series, Shop, shopping, Sport, sports, Style, Tag, TI, transport, Travel, TV, Ui, Up, X1

It’s the ultimate height in personal travel, inspired by Mercedes-Benz’s R-Class car series. Unlike their sportscars though, this helicopter can carry eight people in style and has a TV, fridge and requisite cup holders.

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Pilotless Navy Helicopter Busts Cocaine Deal During Trial Run [Robocopter]

by on Apr.13, 2010, under 2, 5, 7, 7d, A9, Ad, Ads, age, Ai, AR, Av, boat, Boats, business, BUST, clear, Crime, dash, de, deal, Display, Dj, Drones, Drugs, Ds, E, Ea, Film, fire, Fire scout, Ge, Gizmo, Gq, Hd, Helicopter, Helicopters, Home, Home Automation, Home Base, Im, Isp, Jet, Les, mind, Mod, Navy, Nes, One, order, Os, Padd, Pee, PI, Play, Q, Radar, Rc, robocop, Robocopter, ship, speed, Style, Tag, ted, TI, TV, Ui, Us, War, X1

The US Navy’s unmanned ” Fire Scout ” helicopter was out minding its own business on a trial run, when its home base warship detected a suspicious speedboat on radar. That’s when Robocopter kicked into high pursuit—filming the whole way. More

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You’re Not Truly Rich Until You Have Your Own Mothership [Ships]

by on Mar.31, 2010, under 7, 7d, A9, absolut, Ad, Ads, age, Ai, Air, and, ANT, app, AR, Av, boat, Boats, C5, car, clear, de, Ds, E, e1, Ea, eco, Fb, flo, Ge, Gizmo, Hd, Helicopter, Helicopters, Home Automation, hug, Ion, Marines, Mod, mothership, Ms, My, Nes, Nsa, One, order, Os, Pee, Ports, ps, Rc, Russia, russian, sail, sea, Sea axe, ship, Ships, Style, Submarine, Superyacht, Support, Support ship, Tag, TI, Up, Us, what, X1, X2, yacht

This is absolutely insane. Apparently, there are people so rich that, not happy with having their own megayacht , get themselves a huge support ship to carry giant speedboats, sailboats, helicopters, and even submarines. That’s what the Sea Axe is. More

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Video: Nutters Fixing High Voltage Lines From Helicopters [Electricity]

by on Mar.29, 2010, under 7, 7d, A4, Ad, Ads, age, Ai, Air, Air2, and, AR, Ati, Cable, Cia, clear, Clips, Companies, de, Ds, E, Ea, electric, Electricity, Flight, Ge, Gizmo, Hd, Helicopter, Helicopters, High voltage lines, Home Automation, Ie, Ion, late, life, Light, Mod, Nes, One, PI, Pr, pre, ps, Rc, Red, rom, Service, Style, Tag, Technic, ted, texas, TI, utilities, Via, Vide, Video, what, X1

You need insulated gonads of steel to get into a harness and let a helicopter fly you into a high voltage cable to service them. That’s precisely what the technicians from Air2 do for utilities companies nationwide. [ Air2 via Flightglobal ] More

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These Flying High Voltage Line Repairmen Are Crazy [Electricity]

by on Mar.29, 2010, under 7, 7d, A4, Ad, Ads, age, Ai, Air, Air2, and, AR, Ati, Cable, Cia, clear, Clips, Companies, de, Ds, E, Ea, electric, Electricity, Epa, Eu, Flight, Flying, Ge, Gizmo, Hd, Helicopter, High voltage lines, Home Automation, Ie, Ion, late, life, Light, Men, Mod, Nes, One, Pr, pre, ps, Rc, rom, Service, Style, Tag, Technic, ted, texas, TI, utilities, Via, Vide, Video, what, X1

You need insulated gonads of steel to get into a harness and let a helicopter fly you into a high voltage cable to service them. Arkansas foundation repair company . That’s precisely what the technicians from Air2 do for utilities companies nationwide. [ Air2 via Flightglobal ] More

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Gunshot Location System Helps Helicopter Pilots Know Whom They Annoyed [Military]

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You’re in a military helicopter and flying through enemy territory. Someone’s shooting at you, but you can’t retaliate or escape because you don’t know where the shots are coming from. Bet you wish you had HALTT, a gunshot location system .

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HTC Legend Review: Frankly, It Feels Expensive [Android]

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With HTC’s upcoming crop of Androids, you’ll be able to separate people into two distinct groups: those who spring for the brainier, better-specced Desire , and those who get bowled over by the beautiful, yet lesser-specced Legend . The Desire (or Nexus One ) is the final word in the Androidsphere—it’s a mark of someone who knows what they’re doing, who wants to show people they NEED that extra computing power.

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