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  1. helicopters

    A helicopter is a type of rotorcraft in which lift and thrust are supplied by horizontally spinning rotors. This allows the helicopter to take off and land vertically, to hover, and to fly forward, backward and laterally. These attributes allow helicopters to be used in congested or isolated areas where fixed-wing aircraft and many forms of STOL (Short TakeOff and Landing) or STOVL (Short TakeOff and Vertical Landing) aircraft cannot perform without a runway. In 1942, the Sikorsky R-4 became the first helicopter to reach full-scale production.Although most earlier designs used more than one main rotor, the configuration of a single main rotor accompanied by a vertical anti-torque tail rotor (i.e. unicopter, not to be confused with the single-blade monocopter) has become the most common helicopter configuration. However, twin-main rotor helicopters (bicopters), in either tandem or transverse rotors configurations, are sometimes in use due to their greater payload capacity than the monorotor design, and coaxial-rotor, tiltrotor and compound helicopters are also all flying today. Quadrotor helicopters (quadcopters) were pioneered as early as 1907 in France, and along with other types of multicopters, have been developed mainly for specialized applications such as drones.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of helicopters in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of helicopters in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of helicopters in a Sentence

  1. Sealmer Red Star:

    I'd like to have about a dozen Cobra helicopters spread my ashes, simulate some kind of missile attack just like Vietnam again. That would be awesome.

  2. Karen Mason:

    But we saw helicopters and we knew something was going on.

  3. John Campbell:

    They're not actively going out to fight but if they get attacked, they have to be able to provide force protection to themselves, that's where you see Apache helicopters, bombs, drones, those kind of things.

  4. Abdul Ahad:

    There are military helicopters in the sky and government forces everywhere, dead Taliban are on the streets, but there are still (militants) in some government buildings fighting Afghan forces.

  5. Scott McLean:

    You don’t just throw resources at a wildfire, it’s like a battle -- you have to think what will be the most effective. Cal Fire usually depends on a mix of bulldozers, fire engines, inmate crews, and helicopters or airplanes, which disperse things like fire retardant, to stop wildfires. Using containment lines, or large areas where a bulldozer cuts away vegetation to the point where only dirt remains, is very common, he said. But this isn’t always an accessible option.

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