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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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Consultant Mr Gavin Gordon, clinical director of Accident and Emergency at the George Eliot, said: "We are grateful to MIRA for the money which will mean that we can now proceed with construction of our heli-pad at the hospital.
Heli-pad on the roof for trauma patients arriving by air ambulance
They even include a few extras which could not have been conceived during its conversion from cottages to manor house - a heli-pad and a hot tub.
On a dew-drenched sunny morning the heron stalked its prey in a field near the hotel heli-pad, but with the in-room telescope it was as if we were right next to it.
After that, we'll start on the heli-pad," said Logan, who has worked on three other hospital projects.
The helicopter was unable to go all the way to the HRI as there's no heli-pad there."
HOME-OWNERS surrounding Birmingham's new superhospital are up in arms over the new heli-pad being built on their doorstep.
The aircraft was coming into land at the heli-pad at McRae's mansion near Lanark, Scotland, when it crashed into a forest.
And rumours are rife Sting's pal Madonna has inquired about heli-pad facilities in the Toon, should she decide to attend.
After scooping the huge prize in 1995, Ryan had splashed out on the sprawling country pile, featuring a 40acre estate, tennis courts, a heli-pad, an indoor swimming pool, games room, sauna and jacuzzi.