Translation of whirlybird in Spanish:

whirlybird

helicóptero, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈ(h)wərliˌbərd//ˈwəːlɪbəːd/

noun

US
informal

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    helicóptero masculine
    • Although Monaco is only nine miles distant from Nice - the handiest airport - there is something deeply exhilarating about disembarking from a plane and then rushing toward a waiting whirlybird instead of a boring old hire car.
    • Latitudes and Attitudes does an all-day heli-hike, starting with whirlybird sightseeing over Haleakala and ending with a 15-mile catered hike from Kaupo Gap through the volcano's crater.
    • No wonder generals and presidents are so partial to whirlybirds.