Why doesn't a helicopter hovering for 12 hours land half way around the globe?

If a helicopter hovers over the ground for 12 hours why doesn't it land half way around the world? I saw this on a meme that was poking fun at the flat earthers, and I believe in a round Earth. But the question seems legit. Why wouldn't a helicopter that is hovering for several hours not land miles away... show more If a helicopter hovers over the ground for 12 hours why doesn't it land half way around the world?

I saw this on a meme that was poking fun at the flat earthers, and I believe in a round Earth. But the question seems legit. Why wouldn't a helicopter that is hovering for several hours not land miles away from where it started from?
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