Helicopter without pilots – level 1

16-02-2022 15:00

A Black Hawk is a helicopter. Soldiers use it. Last week, the helicopter flies without pilots.

It happens at Fort Campbell, US. There are two flights. One flight is 30 minutes long. The helicopter flies through a city. It is not a real city. A computer makes it. Then, the helicopter lands.

The helicopter uses special technology. The technology makes it possible to fly without a pilot. A computer controls it.

The technology is very good for pilots. The helicopter can fly at night. It can fly when the weather is bad. Pilots can do other things.

Difficult words: helicopter (an aircraft which flies, and it has no wings), soldier (a person who fights when there is a war), flight (when something flies).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

What do you think about this news?

LEARN 3000 WORDS with NEWS IN LEVELS

News in Levels is designed to teach you 3000 words in English. Please follow the instructions
below.

How to improve your English with News in Levels: 

Test

  1. Do the test at Test Languages.
  2. Go to your level. Go to Level 1 if you know 1-1000 words. Go to Level 2 if you know 1000-2000 words. Go to Level 3 if you know 2000-3000 words.

Reading

  1. Read two news articles every day.
  2. Read the news articles from the day before and check if you remember all new words.

Listening

  1. Listen to the news from today and read the text at the same time.
  2. Listen to the news from today without reading the text.

Writing

  1. Answer the question under today’s news and write the answer in the comments.

Speaking

  1. Choose one person from the Skype section.
  2. Talk with this person. You can answer questions from Speak in Levels.