The H-13 likes to fly nekkid. The video may also feature some S&M since helicopters don’t fly. They beat the air into submission. See! It’s a little bit of everything for everyone!
Hit the jump for the video sent in by reader Batshitbox from a 1953 Encyclopaedia Britannica Films. It’s chock full of old helicopter goodness.
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Why Yes This Did Go Into Production. Why Do You Ask?
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During the fifties nothing seemed out of bounds for technology. Here is one of the better examples of thinking outside the box.
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A jet turbine is a carefully engineered piece of rotating machinery, with close tolerances being essential to safe and efficient operation. Many military and civilian applications of turbine engines, however, require operations in sub-optimal conditions. Sand, dust, and even salt water can impinge on the rapidily rotating blades inside the engine and quickly cause severe erosion.
The solution to this problem may surprise you with its simplicity, and yet is a quite effective means of cleaning intake air. Continue reading Like the Sands of Time Through an Hourglass
Not ready to ride off into the sunset just yet.
In the news recently it was announced that NATO was upping the stakes in its air campaign in the civil war in Libya, utilising attack helicopters for the first time. While we’re not going to wade into the intricacies of that particular conflict, [...]
So cool, every other celebrity should be ashamed.
I don’t care who you are, you will never be as cool as Frank Sinatra. Here he is, climbing out of his private helicopter, with a glass of Scotch in his hand. Sinatra was so goddamn cool, he made his awesome look almost accidental. “Oh, [...]