Helicopters are amazing machines. With the ability to take off without a runway, fly backwards and sideways, and hover, they are like the flying cars we never had. Some works add helicopters even when they're not necessary.
See also Cool Plane
- An Acura commercial of a car driving around a racetrack shows the helicopter carrying the overhead camera.
- A commercial trading service has a customer bragging the service has their own helicopter. Why do they need a helicopter? He doesn't know, but it's a helicopter!
- In the beginning of one of the missions in Call of Duty: Black Ops there is an entire swarm of helicopters around a landing site.
- The 1996 adaptation of Romeo and Juliet showed a lot of shots of the prince of Verona and other Verona Beach police flying around in helicopters.
- Almost all news or traffic stations have a segment where the reporter in their traffic helicopter reports directly on the air instead of simply passing the information to station staff.