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Synonyms for helicopter

an aircraft without wings that obtains its lift from the rotation of overhead blades

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Uber Copter will launch on July 9 as a helicopter shuttle service operating between Lower Manhattan and JFK Airport.
Uber Copter will start on July 9 in New York City and will take passengers between Lower Manhattan and Kennedy International Airport in an eight-minute flight, The New York Times reports.
KILLER PLUNGE Wreckage of the copter in which 5 died
According to report, Imran used copter MI 171 from Banigala to Kohat, Peshawar, Mardan, Batagram, Dir and Kumrat while through another helicopter travelled from Banigala to Peshawar, Kohat, Abbottabad, Haripur, Chitral, Swat and Nowshehra.
Before flying the copter you should be aware of all local restrictions.
The Loon copter is designed to be a rapidly deployable, low-cost vehicle that could replace both drones and underwater vehicles."
The Mil Mi-8 copter with 13 passengers and three crew members on board fell in the Sea of Okhotsk on Saturday afternoon, an official with the Russian emergencies ministry said.
Details about how the copter flight was tracked emerged Wednesday as questions continued two weeks after the open-air copter -- described by its pilot as a ''flying bicycle'' -- landed at the Capitol.
"The drone copter will be a vital tool for our investigations," a ministry official said, "It will be used to ensure that companies are complying with the safety and health regulations throughout the year."
In Flappy Bird, users had to fly horizontally between pipes, whereas Swing Copters YouTube video shows its all about keeping your copter flying up and avoiding the barrels swinging from metal frames.
It was claimed John Butler, the father of Aisling Butler, below, who was killed in the 2009 disaster, went back into the mangled copter even though there was a strong smell of leaking fuel.
The yellow "PaketKopter" (or parcel copter), flew 50 m high across the Rhine in Bonn bearing the 3-kg package of medicines for about 1 km.
Ten people were killed and scores injured when the Police Scotland copter crashed into the Glasgow bar on November 29.
Summary: One of the middlemen, Christian Michel, who was paid the largest chunk of the VIP copter kickbacks, was engaged by Dassault to swing a deal for 10 Mirage 2000 fighters.
Now, K'Nex has given racing enthusiasts the chance to recreate the most popular scenes from the BBC Top Gear programme and, in today's competition, 20 lucky members, aged seven or older, will win the amazing Top Gear 4x4 vs Copter Building Set, worth pounds 29.99!