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Usage examples for helicopter

  1. He threw on the helicopter switch and the plane rose swiftly into the air, the myriad other flying craft which were circling nearby keeping at a safe distance from it. – Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930 by Various
  2. Then, loading his guides into the helicopter, they took off for a visit to the powder mill on the island and a trip up the river. – The Return by H. Beam Piper and John J. McGuire
  3. Two middle- aged men accompanied the bearded man and the trio advanced toward the helicopter. – The Return by H. Beam Piper and John J. McGuire
  4. Perhaps, pushed by their need for learning more about the Apaches, they would bring the helicopter in over the mountains. – The Defiant Agents by Andre Alice Norton
  5. The plaza and the houses and cabins around it, and the two- hundred- year- old church, were silent and, apparently, lifeless as they set the helicopter down. – The Return by H. Beam Piper and John J. McGuire
  6. Then all I have to do is to hold the helicopter steady, keep it at the right altitude, level and pointed in the right direction, and watch through the sight while you move the flag around, and direct you by radio. – The Return by H. Beam Piper and John J. McGuire
  7. They stepped aside as soon as they were out; carefully avoiding any gesture of menace, they stood watching the helicopter which had landed among them. – The Return by H. Beam Piper and John J. McGuire
  8. " Loudons is bringing the helicopter," Altamont told the others. – The Return by H. Beam Piper and John J. McGuire
  9. This was called a helicopter. – Story of the Aeroplane by C. B. Galbreath
  10. I've already made reservations on New York Helicopter, departing for Kennedy in two hours. – The Samurai Strategy by Thomas Hoover
  11. The ace inspected the vacuum- gauges, the helicopter tachometers, and shrugged his shoulders. – The Flying Legion by George Allan England
  12. The helicopter of a hangoverish Sunday traveler bound for Wichita shied very similarly from the brown fliers and did not return for a second look. – Bread Overhead by Fritz Reuter Leiber
  13. They had seen the helicopter circling about, and had heard the blasting; every one in the area had been drawn to the scene as soon as Loudons had gone down the river. – The Return by H. Beam Piper and John J. McGuire
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