Google Maps has just gotten a helicopter view. Simply “type in a route you want to see, and then look for the 3D Play button that should pop up next to ‘Driving Direction to _______’.” Click here to see more strange Google Earth sightings. Continue reading for two video demonstrations.

You can follow your little dot as it speeds along your route, whipping past 3D buildings (if they are available in your area).

[via GizmodoRodsBot]