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noun as in aircraft

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Despite initially climbing upwards, the helicopter then descended, continuing that left turn, and crashed into terrain.

Once he was in the clouds, the investigators said Zobayan likely became disoriented as he lost visual references, thinking he was climbing when, in fact, the helicopter was plunging toward a hillside.

Instead of driving the same scenic route as other cars, you’re floating or flying above it all in a hot-air balloon or helicopter.

That’s puzzling and frustrating considering the amount of helicopter money Washington has dumped on the economy in recent quarters.

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After a quick scan of the helicopter pickup area, Jim, our pilot, began to climb.

Employees strap a device to their heads and power a helicopter drone with their minds.

The whir of the circling NYPD helicopter muffled their chants calling for unity and calling out police brutality.

Du Pont would even fly his wrestlers to tournaments in his Learjet or helicopter.

After our helicopter crashed in the courtyard, Jimbo and I rushed inside the house.

Ten days later, it will start air missions using two airplanes and one helicopter.

"It would have been easier to bring along a helicopter," Wayne said wryly.

"Too bad we couldn't have had that helicopter you were talking about," said Boggs.

I struggled to make my way through it just as the PA underneath the helicopter switched on.

And from the helicopter at the White House lawn, where was your first stop by helicopter?

It was approximately forenoon, about 10:45, from the White House lawn, in the President's helicopter.


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On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to helicopter, such as: chopper, autogiro, eggbeater, whirlybird, and copter.

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