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Some of Darpa’s imagined designs for its new VTOL X-Plane program. Image: Darpa

Wired.com

Darpa Wants to Rethink the Helicopter to Make It Go Way Faster

Helicopters are great. They’re maneuverable in very tight spaces, they haul heavy things relative to their small sizes — and, very importantly, they take off and land vertically, removing the…

Business Insider

Fully Armed Chinese Z-10 Helicopter With Extra Fuel Tanks On ‘Combat Status’

Alert 5 posts Chinese military hardware pictures straight from the ground, but they can lack context as PLA troops or brave civilians snap photos of classified military manuevers and post to Weibo…

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China writes off Russia’s debt for helicopter deal

The Chinese administration has decided to write off Russia’s debt of 1.57 million Swiss francs (about 52.5 million rubles), Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin tweeted. It turned out that the…