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hel·o

 (hĕl′ō)
n. pl. hel·os Informal
A helicopter.

[Shortening and alteration of helicopter.]

helo

(ˈhɛləʊ)
n, pl helos
(Automotive Engineering) informal helicopter
Translations

helo

n (inf: = helicopter) → Hubschrauber m
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And those that dwelt in Lacedaemon, lying low among the hills, Pharis, Sparta, with Messe the haunt of doves; Bryseae, Augeae, Amyclae, and Helos upon the sea; Laas, moreover, and Oetylus; these were led by Menelaus of the loud battle-cry, brother to Agamemnon, and of them there were sixty ships, drawn up apart from the others.
The men of Pylos and Arene, and Thryum where is the ford of the river Alpheus; strong Aipy, Cyparisseis, and Amphigenea; Pteleum, Helos, and Dorium, where the Muses met Thamyris, and stilled his minstrelsy for ever.
The Croatian Ministry of Defense is planning to take over 20 UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters from the US military, and offer 14 of its Mil Mi-8MTV-1 transport helos to Ukraine s armed forces for backing up Kiev s ongoing military operation against Russia-backed separatists in the country s eastern part.
King 21 commenced the rendezvous with the Stallion flight along the Iraqi border near Rafha, Saudi Arabia and the helos lumbered into the PRECONTACT refueling position on King's left side.
The Coast Guard had also prepositioned rescue helos to Shreveport, La.
The system is also being considered for other helos such as the MH-60 and the H-1.
I was in the first wave of helos sent ashore to establish a logistical hub and move supplies from Banda Aceh airport--only a few miles from the destroyed north coast of the island.
From military helos rescuing stranded flood victims and hikers, to community emergency services medical evacuation aircraft, the helicopter has become a fixture in both military and civilian lifesaving.
The victims were hoisted aboard the helos and provided first-aid treatment while in transit to a hospital in Reykjavik.
Yet, it was in the business of saving aviators' lives that Navy helos made their most wide-ranging contribution to combat operations in Korea.