NOTE: Video contains lots of very strong language and should only be watched at full volume with a middle finger pointed at the entrance to your cubicle the entire time it's playing.
This is a video of a helicopter flight instructor and student flying around when they spot an R/C plane get stuck in a tree. So what do they do? What any good Samaritan would, they risk life and limb to fish it out and return it to its owners. Granted I'm not sure about the legality of low-altitude flying and landing wherever the hell you want all willy-nilly, but that's not what this is about. This is about R/C plane safety. Don't fly them into trees. God, what were you idiots thinking?
Hit the jump for Chip and Dale: Rescue Rangers in action.
Thanks to Slammer, who would have just climbed the tree because he was raised by bears.
I meant to post this yesterday when Felix Baumgartner record-breaking freefall was still news, but I didn't because I forgot and now I'm late to the game. And you know what? I have every intention of fouling out and leaving early too, so there. This is a 1:350 reenactment of... / Continue →
That's no 'Get Well' balloon, that's a 20' foil aircraft with a 6-year old boy inside, floating aimlessly 8,000 feet above eastern Colorado. Uh-oh.
The helium balloon was tethered to the boy's family home in Fort Collins, the Larimer County Sheriff's Department said. The boy ... / Continue →