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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.
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.
is scheduled to deliver 10 of the new helos to the Navy by the end of the year.
Due to their ability to hover, helos were of special value in locating and identifying mines, as well as gaps in the mine lines.