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helipad

(hĕl′ĭ-păd″) [Fr. heli(copter) + (landing) pad]
A designated landing site for helicopters. Helipads are used at hospitals for the emergent transport of critically ill and injured patients.
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Infiniti Red Bull Racing's 750bhp Formula One car became the first to run on the Burj Al Arab helipad.
It's the first time a car has been placed onto the helipad, which sits more than 300m above the ground at the top of the sail-shaped building.
On Friday, the reigning champion of the men's Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships couldn't hide his excitement as he took up his position on the helipad of the Burj Al Arab Hotel in Dubai, the scene in 2005 of a historic tennis match between Andre Agassi and Roger Federer.
The scuffle occurred when Samajwadi Party activists belonging to its youth-wing attempted to towards the helipad with black flags and raised slogans against Rahul Gandhi when his helicopter landed at the Phulpur ground.
And yet questions remain how many helicopters will be able to use the helipad and at what times of the day.
Currently, the trust uses a helipad at Spire Murrayfield hospital, inHeswall.
Trust bosses are looking at ways to generate cash to set up a new helipad on top of the hospital's newly-opened burns centre.
Councillor Frank Chambers said the current helipad is too small for the wheels of modern helicopters.
Our main helipads were submerged and to carry out the emergency relief and rescue work we had to make a makeshift helipad operational and within hours of the catastrophe the relief and rescue work began from here" he said.
The transformation of the helipad into a court mirrored the publicity stunt in 2005 when Roger Federer and Andre Agassi played a game of tennis to promote the Dubai Duty Free Men's Open.
If permission is granted, they hope to begin work on the houses and helipad early next year.
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