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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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Colin, who learned to fly a helicopter on the island, may also build his own heli-pad.
A NEW heli-pad for the County Air Ambulance at Nuneaton's George Eliot Hospital could be up and running by the summer.
John Reilly of Granada Hills compares the light radiating from his house to a heli-pad.
The proposed development, by notorious speculator Tom Chapman and an associated land investment company, TDX, would contain 11 homes, including an $8 million, 9,000 square-foot mansion complete with sauna, hot tub, piano lounge, heli-pad, and guard dog kennel.
euro]114m The 314ft Vava II has six decks, a heli-pad, a "fold-down" beach club and a swimming pool.
The development also includes new car parking and emergency heli-pad and associated site works on the 14 hectare site.
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.
A roof-top heli-pad and an underwater basement car park are also proposed for Shanghai Tower.
After that, we'll start on the heli-pad," said Logan, who has worked on three other hospital projects.
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.