During the Mount Washington Valley Ice Fest and the Catskills Ice Festival, the NEice helicopter, ARDU, took the air to capture the some footage.  We are excited at Year Two of this project to be able to fly longer,...

Thanks to all who came out to check out NEice's presentation on building, flying and filming with our radio controlled helicopter fleet!  We had a great time.   Here's a few photos from the event by photographer Joel Dashnaw.

It all started one night just this past October over a couple of beers. We looked at the 'Mammut 150 Years Peak Project: Trango Towers' video which used radio control helicopters to capture amazing aerial climbing footage. After the...

On Sunday, December 15th, 2013, Boston Rock Gym in Woburn, MA will be hosting the 7th installment of their Social Outcast Club—a unique way for climbers to learn, socialize and share experiences about what we all love in a fun,...

GETTING READY FOR WINTER.. Ardu has been flying great all summer and he is ready for this ice climbing season.

by Doug Millen The most advanced RC Helicopter I have built to date Building helicopters is fast becoming my main addiction (like I need another). It has been one of the hardest and most challenging things I have done in my...

It was Easter weekend and what better way to spend it than with our friends at Harvard Cabin!  Packed in a sizable sled, the latest and greatest flying machine and it's components were headed up the trail Friday night,...

Up to now we have been flying blind. But that will change. I just finished building a ground station down link that will receive live video from the GoPro. We will be able to see what the camera is seeing as...

The latest build in progress Just starting a new build.  A  small quad copter. I am hoping for more portability, longer flight times and a true FPV (first person visual) experience. Oh, and more power! The photo shows the basic frame and arms....

While we are still trying to figure out what makes the helicopters fall from the sky on cold days.. (not good!)..  we ended up testing one theory long after the sun went down.  Maybe next time, both the chopper...