Imagine You're Trapped In A Falling Helicopter With A Dead Engine. Here's How You Land It...
Hint: it doesn't actually plummet like a stone...
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?