This could make landing a helicopter on a slope or a ship’s deck much simpler–and much safer.

DARPA demonstrates robotic landing gear for helicopters

Helicopters are versatile machines, but when it comes to takeoffs and landings, they are very fussy creatures.

from FB-RSS feed for ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) http://www.gizmag.com/darpa-robotic-landing-gear-helicopters/39379/

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