HELO

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HELO

A slang term used for helicopter, more often by naval personnel.
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The potential acquisition of Black Hawks by Croatia and the related supply of transport helos to Ukraine will be further discussed in September, when Gen.
As quickly as contact was made, the helos started to diverge from their entangled embrace and the rotor hub strained to adjust to the increasing vibrations from the seven delaminating titanium blades.
Late in the afternoon of 30 August these helos began search and rescue operations in the vicinity of New Orleans.
My squadron alone has already put numerous sailors ashore to assist with the loading and moving of the helos.
Yet, it was in the business of saving aviators' lives that Navy helos made their most wide-ranging contribution to combat operations in Korea.
Assault ship HMS Fearless (L 10) has two Lynx AH Mk 3 helos and two Gazelle AH Mk 1s from 847 Squadron on board.
Y A total of nine remanufactured MH-60Rs will include four test articles and five low-rate initial production helos scheduled for delivery by 2003.
Eisenhower (CVN 69) 100 miles off the coast of Florida, an HS-75 SH-60F Seahawk aircrew learned that one of the helos had developed mechanical problems.
As a former motorcycle racer, I appreciate the sensation of speed associated with jets, but I have always had a soft spot for helos.