helidrop

helidrop

The discharge of passengers/cargo/stores from a helicopter while it is hovering.
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After raising [pounds sterling]3,750 just from the helidrop, the day closed with a gala dinner in the club house where attendees from across Coventry and Warwickshire took part in games and a live auction to generate the rest of the [pounds sterling]10,000 for the good cause.
After raising PS3,750 just from the helidrop, the day closed with a gala dinner in the club house where attendees from across Coventry and Warwickshire took part in games and a live auction to generate the rest of the PS10,000 for the good cause.
THE sun joined hundreds of golf balls to blaze down on a Warwickshire golf club in a spectacular Helidrop competition which saw the balls dropped over the grounds to raise money for the NSPCC.
The Helidrop gathered a substantial PS3,100 of the day's total of PS9,655 for the children's charity, with all proceeds donated to Boole House, the NSPCC's Service Centre in Coventry.
The 30-year-old, so at home on the catwalk, vowed to conquer her fear of heights and complete a helidrop close to the top of a mountain before skiing off piste to the bottom.
"It was the first time I had done a helidrop," said Jodie.
"The event has raised over PS1 million since we started 13 years ago including PS80,000 last year and it would be fantastic to reach six-figures this time!" Other fund-raising activities organised by the Business Board this year have included a Jaguar Land Rover Charity Drive event and a golf day and helidrop.
THOUSANDS of golf balls rained down on to a Warwickshire golf course as part of a helidrop competition for the NSPCC.