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helipad

[′hel·ə‚pad]
(civil engineering)
The launch and landing area of a heliport. Also known as pad.

helipad

helipad
A small, designated area, usually with a prepared surface, on a heliport, airport, landing/takeoff area, apron/ramp, or movement area used for takeoff, landing, or parking helicopters. A helipad includes a touchdown area, hover point touchdown, or hover point. A helipad is denoted by the letter H.
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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.
John Reilly of Granada Hills compares the light radiating from his house to a heli-pad.
Fire Fighting Infrastructure - Nine commercial fire hydrants will be installed throughout the grounds; a larger pipeline will be added to increase water flow; and a cul-de-sac will serve as a heli-pad for a "dip tank" helicopters can use to replenish water buckets for aerial drops.
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.
Use the accelerometer to land your helicopter safely on the heli-pad before you run out of fuel.
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.
Multi-millionaire McRae was coming into land on the heli-pad at his mansion when he 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.