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Helicopter

Meanings and phrases

helicopter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an aircraft without wings that obtains its lift from the rotation of overhead blades; chopper; whirlybird; eggbeater

cargo helicopter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a helicopter that carries cargo

shuttle helicopter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a helicopter that shuttles back and forth

single-rotor helicopter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a helicopter having a single rotor

helicopter pilot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Vince (D. Elliot Woods) is a helicopter pilot who appears in "Helicopter".
  • When actually with the team, he replaces Chance as the group's helicopter pilot.
  • From there, the dentist takes the diamonds to a rendezvous with a German helicopter pilot.

helicopter crash

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A flashback reveals that he was the sole survivor of a helicopter crash.
  • Habie died in a helicopter crash in Guatemala City on September 28, 2012.
  • NATO announced its soldiers all survived combat, though two died in an Apache helicopter crash.

helicopter gunships

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Up to 150 of the estimated 30,000 illegal miners were shot from helicopter gunships.
  • They also made arrangements for US Apache helicopter gunships to provide aerial support during the raids.
  • Anyone who tried to escape would be picked off by the surrounding snipers or by Apache helicopter gunships.

attack helicopter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The request, however, was a trap, and Guy Kazama's unit is ambushed by an attack helicopter.
  • The most notable models of these are the W-4 Wraith fighter and the Kestrel attack helicopter.
  • Noam Gershony served in the Israeli Defense Force as a pilot in the attack helicopter Boeing AH-64 Apache.

helicopter landing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • There are also a number of helicopter landing strips.
  • The building also has a helicopter landing pad at the roofdeck.
  • However, nowadays there are a few helipads (helicopter landing pads).

helicopter squadron

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 2014 HS-11 became the first active duty fleet helicopter squadron to deploy with the GAU-17/A 7.62mm mini-gun system.
  • It was previously an MD 500 Defender and then an AH-1E/F Cobra helicopter squadron under the name Southern Cobra Squadron.
  • It gained a helicopter squadron in July 1976 and added rescue and medical evacuation (in the Washington, D.C. area) to its mission.

rescue helicopter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is home to the Department of Emergency Services rescue helicopter flights, No.
  • Her crew were taken off the vessel by the Air National Guard, by rescue helicopter.
  • Peterson recovered, but then observed a rescue helicopter that seemed to pose a collision threat.

via helicopter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Alpha and Bravo are extracted by Rios via helicopter to rescue Fiona.
  • Hayashida and Okumura are extracted from Tokyo via helicopter and taken to Mt.
  • The agency had to transport goods via helicopter due to damaged or flooded roads.

first helicopter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It was the first helicopter unit of the Yugoslav Air Force.
  • The first helicopter type to be added to the service was the Westland Dragonfly.
  • Cessna's first helicopter, the Cessna CH-1, received FAA type certification in 1955.

helicopter crashed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The helicopter crashed in nearby Wandsworth Road, killing the pilot.
  • The helicopter crashed into the ground nose first while making the transition from hover to forward flight.
  • In November 1968 Getty's command and control UH-1 helicopter crashed and was pulled from the wreckage by his assistant chief of staff of operations, Major Colin Powell.
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