Don’t give a Flying Fuck? Maneuver one for real

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Friday 9 November 2012

Here’s an idea: the next time someone tells you that he or she doesn’t give a flying fuck, actually fly one to show what they’re missing out on. Specifically, fly the Flying Fuck helicopter, a radio-controlled toy with the swear word plastered on it. Going by what people are saying in the reviews, it’s quite […]

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Helicopters frost fighting for New Zealand wineries

Tristan Rayner Contributor

By Tristan Rayner in Cool Travel on Wednesday 3 August 2011

The Marlborough region in New Zealand produces more than fifty percent of New Zealand’s finest wine. However, the cold climate means some innovative solutions are needed to combat grapes being damaged by frost as they grow in early spring. Enter the helicopter, flying low over vineyards to push warmer air from the inversion layer down onto the freezing ground and circulating the air. This has meant that more than 150 helicopters — a large portion New Zealand’s fleet — were in use over a small region at one time.

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