Helicopter Falling Smarter Every Day

Helicopter Falling Smarter Every Day

Ever wondered what you would do if you were in a helicopter and the engine failed? Panic and freak out, right?

Well it turns out that when a helicopter engine cuts out, it doesn't plummet to the earth like a stone. Well, at least not right away.

"When a helicopter engine cuts out, it doesn't plummet to the earth like a stone"

This video from Smarter Every Day explains everything you need to know about a plummeting helicopter and errrr..... how to stop yourself falling to the ground and smashing into smithereens.

It's pretty in depth - so skip to 3.00 when it gets to the real nitty gritty.

P.S. How rad does British Columbia look?