Tag Archives: helicopters

Startup Pitches One-Man Helicopters For NYC Tourists

AM New York reports: A Texas startup is hoping to zoom into New York’s aerial tourism business by letting customers fly personal, ultralight helicopter-like craft over city airspace — with no pilot’s license and less than an hour of training. Austin-based LIFT Aircraft has partnered with Charm Aviation, a local heli-tour company, on a proposal to bring personal electric vertical …

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Helicopter Crashes Into Manhattan Skyscraper [VIDEO]

NBC News New York reports: The FDNY is responding to a helicopter crash into the roof of a 54-story office building in midtown Manhattan, law enforcement officials tell News 4. The FAA has confirmed there is an accident. A report of the crash at Seventh Avenue and West 49th Street came in shortly before 2 p.m. No other details were …

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