HELICOPTER in a Sentence

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For HELICOPTER, below is one of 16 sentences:
Nor would most hovering drones stand a chance in the intense storms and blizzards that helicopters sometimes have to fly into.

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 Meanings and Examples of HELICOPTER
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helicopter
 n.  aircraft without wings that obtains its lift from the rotation of overhead blades
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Example Sentence: (16 in 2 pages)
1  They were eventually rescued by helicopter.
2  A helicopter hoisted the final section of the bridge into place.
3  The helicopter was returning from a reconnaissance mission.
4  The president arrived at California in a helicopter yesterday.
5  Stay well away from the helicopter when its blades start to rotate.
6  Three men were lifted by helicopter from the burning ship.
7  He sent a helicopter to lift the entire team to the meet.
8  They made it clear that by the time the Americans descended on the hospital by helicopter they were aware that they would face no resistance.
9  Despite their mechanical complexity and the need for piloting skills akin to riding a unicycle, a helicopter's idiosyncrasies can quickly be forgiven.
10  In his apology, Mr. Williams said that he had been on a different helicopter, behind the one that had sustained fire, and that he had inadvertently “conflated” the two.
11  The rebel leader spread a topographic map in front of a closed grocery store here as a Ukrainian military helicopter flew past a nearby hill.
12  Nor would most hovering drones stand a chance in the intense storms and blizzards that helicopters sometimes have to fly into.
13  The air grew thick with dust and cordite as Leopard 2 tanks raced across the scrubby landscape, with howitzer fire providing cover and helicopters circling overhead.
14  The survivors were lifted off by two helicopters, one from the Coastguard and one from the RAF.
15  There were police cars, fire engines, helicopters - oh yeah, and a naked woman.