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Vertical Lift Designs

Over at Time, is a nice piece about the competition to build the next Army helicopter.  Here's one of the submission/marketing videos from AVX:


Update: speaking of vertical lift, NASA is back in the space-faring business?

The rocket will carry the Orion spacecraft, built by Lockheed Martin Corp., which can carry up to four astronauts beyond low Earth orbit on long-duration, deep-space destinations including near-Earth asteroids, the moon, and ultimately Mars.