(US) a helicopter; also attrib.
|L.A. Times 30 Jul. I 22: Then they told me on the radio that the helo (helicopter) was on the way [HDAS].|
|Vietnam Letters (2003) 17 Feb. 155: They hauled them up to the dust-off helo like a sack of potatoes.|
|Life at the Bottom 53: That helo pilot who parked his bird on the top of Erebus and took a piss into the crater.|
|Strike 45: Lifesaving SH-3 helo alights for mere seconds.|