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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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The container is fitted with lighting, furniture, storage and a power supply for it to be used as an operational base once the helipad has been deployed.
The helipads will be used during emergency situations and medical evacuation operations, with the aim of trimming the response time to emergencies and crises.
4 million, the helipads will be built in various areas including Women Cricket Academy, Model Town, Sharif Medical City Ground Jati Umra and others to facilitate the monitoring visits of the CM.
Air operations manager Becky Tinsley said: "This has only been possible due to the tremendous support we receive from the public, and the hospitals that have provided lit helipad landing sites.
Vij, however, while ruling out shifting any helipad to a " safer" location, said that the regions around the helipads are sanitised.
The helipad at the Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai has become the first in the UAE to be awarded a license by the country's General Civil Aviation Authority.
AN APARTMENT and leisure complex with its very own helipad could be coming to Liverpool.
Prominent corporate figures u Mukesh Ambani and Ratan Tata u have helipads on top of their high-rise apartments u Sea Wind and Taj Wellington Mews u in south Mumbai.
For the first time the air ambulance will land its patients at the new helipad at Cardiff's University Hospital of Wales.
This half-remembered incident came back to me the other day when I saw your articles and letters about the helipads at Birmingham hospitals, which followed hard on the heels of the nightmare news about roadworks on the M6.
Palace staff said they had never seen the Queen so angry as when she saw how her perfectly maintained lawns had been churned up after being turned into helipads with three giant H-landing markings for the Bush visit.
SCOTS motor-racing legend Jackie Stewart has upset his neighbours with a plan to have TWO helipads in his back garden.