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synonyms for helicopter

  • chopper
  • autogiro
  • eggbeater
  • whirlybird
  • copter
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Despite initially climbing upwards, the helicopter then descended, continuing that left turn, and crashed into terrain.
THIS SURPRISINGLY COMMON FLIGHT ISSUE CONTRIBUTED TO KOBE BRYANT’S HELICOPTER CRASHROB VERGERFEBRUARY 11, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
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.
HELICOPTER PILOT FLYING KOBE BRYANT DIDN’T FOLLOW HIS TRAINING WHEN FLYING INTO DISORIENTING CLOUDS, FEDERAL INVESTIGATORS SAYIAN DUNCANFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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.
7 UNIQUE WAYS TO EXPERIENCE NATIONAL PARKSMEGAN MICHELSONFEBRUARY 6, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
That’s puzzling and frustrating considering the amount of helicopter money Washington has dumped on the economy in recent quarters.
HERE’S WHAT’S DRIVING GLOBAL STOCKS TO NEW ALL-TIME HIGHSBERNHARD WARNERFEBRUARY 5, 2021FORTUNE
After a quick scan of the helicopter pickup area, Jim, our pilot, began to climb.
AFTER THE CRASH, THEY SAID I WAS FINE. I WASN'T.ERIN TIERNEYFEBRUARY 4, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
It includes purchases for tactical robots, a mobile high-definition trailer that can act as a lookout during protests and helicopters equipped with thermal-imagining cameras that detect body heat in the dark.
LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT QUIET ON RELATIONSHIPS WITH ‘PREDICTIVE POLICING’ COMPANYJESSE MARXFEBRUARY 2, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Search out a meadow or open ridgeline near home base and build a fire there where it can easily be spotted from a plane or helicopter.
HOW TO SURVIVE THREE DAYS IN THE WILDBY KEITH MCCAFFERTY/FIELD & STREAMJANUARY 26, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
“I believe there is a chance that Kobe and Gianna would still be alive today if their helicopter had been equipped with the safety equipment required by this pending federal legislation,” she said in a statement.
THE KOBE BRYANT CRASH ONE YEAR LATER: LAKERS’ PLANS, THE PROBE, VANESSA BRYANT’S WISHESCINDY BORENJANUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I’ve been more snippy in the pandemic—suddenly I’m this helicopter parent.
'PEOPLE EXPECT A WOMAN TO GRIEVE A CERTAIN WAY.' WHAT ONE MOM LEARNED ABOUT TRAUMA AND STRENGTH AFTER LOSING HER YOUNG SONBELINDA LUSCOMBEJANUARY 20, 2021TIME
When Wanda picks up the helicopter to examine it, she spots a picture of a sword on its side.
ALL THE MARVEL CLUES YOU MISSED IN WANDAVISION'S FIRST TWO EPISODESELIANA DOCKTERMANJANUARY 15, 2021TIME
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WORDS RELATED TO HELICOPTER

  • UFO
  • airliner
  • airship
  • balloon
  • blimp
  • chopper
  • dirigible
  • flying machine
  • flying saucer
  • helicopter
  • jet
  • zeppelin
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