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Geisinger Life Flight introduces new aircraft and landing zone

Geisinger Life Flight introduces new aircraft and landing zone

Geisinger Health System recently introduced a new state-of-the-art, twin-engine American Eurocopter EC-145 to its existing fleet of Life Flight air ambulances. This is the fifth EC-145 helicopter in the Life Flight fleet, part of an ongoing commitment to provide the best quality critical care to residents in central and northeastern Pennsylvania. “For more than 33… Read more »

Source: Geisinger, 23-Jun-14

Rotary Club of Estevan purchases hospital helipad naming rights

Rotary Club of Estevan purchases hospital helipad naming rights

Rotary Club of Estevan president-elect Charles Olsen presented a cheque for $20,000 to St. Joseph’s Hospital Foundation executive director Becky Conly last night at Lobsterfest. It’s the first payments in our $120,000 commitment for the naming rights to the helipad at St. Joseph’s Hospital. Last night’s presentation included $10,000 from the Rotary Club of Estevan… Read more »

Source: Rotary Club of Estevan, 13-Jun-14

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Cornish MPs Lend Support to Air Ambulance Campaign

Cornish MPs Lend Support to Air Ambulance Campaign

Local MPs have lent their support to a campaign for lifesaving improvements to landing facilities at the region’s Major Trauma Centre. Cornwall Air Ambulance took its campaign to Westminster on Monday 9th June at the annual reception of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Air Ambulances. Derriford Hospital is the region’s designated Major Trauma Centre… Read more »

Source: Cornwall Air Ambulance, 13-Jun-14

Helipad upgrade completed in eight hours, thanks to good project planning

Helipad upgrade completed in eight hours, thanks to good project planning

Determined the trauma center should resume incoming and outgoing flights as quickly as possible, the contractor worked closely with UCSD project management and subcontractors to bring the existing helipad up to Caltrans and FAA standards.  See full story

Source: Times of San Diego, 03-Jun-14

London – Official Opening of the St George’s Hospital Helipad

London – Official Opening of the St George’s Hospital Helipad

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson officially opened the St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust helipad today Planning for the £5m helipad began in 2010 shortly after St George’s Hospital was designated as the major trauma centre for the South West London and Surrey Trauma Network It is the first London helipad south of the Thames… Read more »

Source: St George's Healthcare, 03-Jun-14

Permit issued for Scripps Memorial Hospital helipad

Permit issued for Scripps Memorial Hospital helipad

Heliplanners is pleased to announce that Caltrans Division of Aeronautics has conducted its final inspection and issued its Heliport Permit for the recently completed rooftop heliport at Scripps Memorial Hospital’s new Critical Care Building in Encinitas, California. The heliport will help to improve rapid medical access for Scripps’ patients throughout San Diego County and the… Read more »

Source: Heliplanners, 03-Jun-14

New UK helicopter safety framework questioned by Norwegian unions

New UK helicopter safety framework questioned by Norwegian unions

The Norwegian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) said it has no plans to duplicate the 32 safety improvements planned for Scottish offshore helicopters.  See full story

Source: BBC, 02-Jun-14

EMS helipad planned at Fort William in Scotland

EMS helipad planned at Fort William in Scotland

THE Blar Mor development site in Fort William is to be investigated as a possible location for a permanent helipad for air ambulance helicopters.  See full story

Source: Lochaber News, 02-Jun-14

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Spain – Campillos heliport work progressing

Spain – Campillos heliport work progressing

The Junta de Andalucia is progressing with the construction of a heliport in Campillos which aims to improve health care in Malaga province.  See full story

Source: Euro Weekly News, 27-May-14

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Heliport for Mahalaxmi Racecourse upsets RWITC members

Heliport for Mahalaxmi Racecourse upsets RWITC members

Members of the Royal Western India Turf Club are complaining as government plans would reduce the availability of a public open space.  See full story

Source: Times of India, 26-May-14

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UK – Southmead Hospital Bristol tests new helipad

UK – Southmead Hospital Bristol tests new helipad

The helipad at the new Accident and Emergency Department at Southmead Hospital Bristol has had its first successful test landing. At around 2.45pm on Friday, May 16 the Great Western Air Ambulance landed at the site. Martin Warren, Logistics Manager for the Move, said: “This is a landmark moment ahead of the Accident and Emergency… Read more »

Source: North Bristol NHS Trust, 20-May-14

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Orga installs Circle–H LED helideck lighting system on Ensco rigs

Orga installs Circle–H LED helideck lighting system on Ensco rigs

Orga Offshore has installed its innovative CAP 437-compliant Circle – H LED touchdown, positioning and heliport identification marking system on Ensco’s jackup drilling rigs ENSCO 70 and ENSCO 80. The latter marks the fifth installation for Orga in as many weeks and with orders to deliver and install 550 certified Circle-H helideck lighting systems over… Read more »

Source: Orga Offshore, 16-May-14

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UK – Helipad at Plymouth’s Derriford Hospital unusuable at night

UK – Helipad at Plymouth’s Derriford Hospital unusuable at night

Cornwall Air Ambulance is warning it may be unable to take critically ill patients to the region’s Major Trauma Centre in the hours of darkness unless major changes are made to the hospital’s infrastructure. The charity-funded emergency helicopter will be capable of flying in the dark from January 2015. However the charity is warning current… Read more »

Source: Cornwall Air Ambulance, 16-May-14

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Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance first to fly patient to new Bristol helipad

Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance first to fly patient to new Bristol helipad

The new £3 million helideck at Bristol Royal Infirmary (BRI) was used for the first time on Friday 9 May by Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance just two days after its official opening. Air ambulances across the region have spent the last few weeks undergoing orientation test flights for the new helideck which is located… Read more »

Source: Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance, 14-May-14

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Indian Company Introduces Portable Helipads for Offshore Structures

Indian Company Introduces Portable Helipads for Offshore Structures

According to 365Design, based in Hyderabad, India, the company has developed a new portable helipad applicable on offshore wind farms. See full story Image from Wikipedia Commons

Source: Offshore Wind, 11-May-14

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UK – Bristol Royal Infirmary helideck opens

UK – Bristol Royal Infirmary helideck opens

Air ambulance providers from across the region have spent the last few weeks undergoing orientation test flight for the new helideck on the roof of the Bristol Royal Infirmary (BRI). The last test flight finished on Tuesday 6 May The construction of the £3 million helideck is part of a wider programme of redevelopment and… Read more »

Source: Bristol Royal Infirmary, 08-May-14

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UK – Trial flight phase for Bristol Royal Infirmary helipad

UK – Trial flight phase for Bristol Royal Infirmary helipad

​Trial flights commenced on Thursday 17th April of the newly constructed helideck facility on the roof of Bristol Royal Infirmary – Initial trials were conducted using the Great Western Air Ambulance Bo105 helicopter, as depicted in the images here. Air ambulance MBB Bolkow105DBS-4, G-NDAA, undertook the first test flight on 17th April to prove the capability… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 02-May-14

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Helitech International 2014 confirms provisions for visiting helicopters

Helitech International 2014 confirms provisions for visiting helicopters

Reed Exhibitions, organisers of Helitech International, are pleased to confirm that demonstration flights will be carried out from the venue during Helitech International. The event takes place between the 14-16 October at the Amsterdam RAI, and is run in association with the European Helicopter Association.  Exhibitors wishing to demonstrate their aircraft to customers will be… Read more »

Source: Helitech, 29-Apr-14

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Burj Al Arab to offer helipad weddings, 212 metres above Arabian Gulf

Burj Al Arab to offer helipad weddings, 212 metres above Arabian Gulf

Burj Al Arab, the world’s most luxurious hotel, is taking romance to new heights offering weddings in the sky, 212 metres above the azure Arabian Gulf on the famous Burj Al Arab helipad. Each ceremony is specially designed by a Wedding Architect who is responsible for every detail and available 24/7. The experience has a… Read more »

Source: Jumeirah, 25-Apr-14

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Second rooftop EMS helipad goes live in London

Second rooftop EMS helipad goes live in London

Launched on Monday St George’s Hospital new helipad is the second helipad to be built in London, and the first to be built south of the river Thames The helipad cost £5m to build, with £1m being donated by the HELP charity appeal, and is expected to become fully functional following test flights. It will… Read more »

Source: St George’s Hospital, 11-Apr-14

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11 Seattle helipads scrutinized in wake of news helicopter crash

11 Seattle helipads scrutinized in wake of news helicopter crash

After the accident, which killed two, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray said the city should review its permits and procedures to make sure the helicopters are operating safely.  See full story

30-Mar-14

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City of Seattle outlines their rules for helipads

City of Seattle outlines their rules for helipads

At 7:51 a.m. this morning, Seattle Firefighters responded to a helicopter crash near the Space Needle. When firefighters arrived at Broad Street and 4th Avenue they found a helicopter that had crashed into the ground causing three car fires. Medics transported a male driver to Harborview Medical Center with severe burns and discovered two deceased patients inside the helicopter… Read more »

Source: City of Seattle, 19-Mar-14

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UK – New ED plans at Hull Royal Infirmary include helipad

UK – New ED plans at Hull Royal Infirmary include helipad

Planners behind the £7m project have also revealed a new helipad will be built at the hospital’s Anlaby Road site, allowing patients to be moved rapidly from a helicopter to A&E.  See full story

Source: Hull Daily Mail, 11-Mar-14

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Gundersen Health System adds helipad

Gundersen Health System adds helipad

Gundersen Health System’s Medlink helicopter has a new landing spot on the roof of the Legacy Building  See full story

Source: WXOW, 11-Mar-14

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Maersk Training announces two new offshore helideck emergency courses

Maersk Training announces two new offshore helideck emergency courses

Maersk Training announced today the launch of two new offshore emergency courses, the OPITO Helideck Emergency Response Team Member Training and the OPITO 6 Day Combined Helideck and Team Member Training. These two OPITO Accredited courses will kick start this month at the company’s training centre in the North-east of Scotland and be delivered using… Read more »

Source: Maersk Training, 05-Mar-14

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Spain – Nerja helipad given green light

Spain – Nerja helipad given green light

A helipad close to the town’s health centre has been given approval in the southern Spanish town of Nerja, some 25 miles east of Malaga

Source: Olive Press, 23-Feb-14

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Tour company’s heliport plan up in the air

Tour company’s heliport plan up in the air

Background lobbying has led Zoning Committee Chairman now wanting  to ground the helipad plan of Chicago Helicopter Express  see full story

Source: Chicaco Sun-Times, 21-Feb-14

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Banff hospital on priority list for helipad upgrade

Banff hospital on priority list for helipad upgrade

STARS Air Ambulance’s donor-funded AW139s are forcing Alberta to upgrade priority helipads over the next two years   See full story

21-Feb-14

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Israeli Government wants unapproved hospital helipad removed

Israeli Government wants unapproved hospital helipad removed

Sheba Medical Center Tel Hashomer Hospital reportedly built the helipad without approval by the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Finance See full story

Source: Globes, 11-Feb-14

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Helipad being added at Navua Hospital in Fiji

Helipad being added at Navua Hospital in Fiji

Work on a helipad and installation of medical equipment is now underway at the new Navua Hospital.  see more details

Source: Fiji Village, 11-Feb-14

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Interstate 195 redevelopment puts Providence Helipad at risk

Interstate 195 redevelopment puts Providence Helipad at risk

A city centre heliport in Providence, capital of the US state of Rhode Island, is under threat from highway redevelopment.  The helipad was first recognised by the FAA in November 1969. Providence is the home city of Bell’s parent Textron.  See full story

Source: Providence Journal, 05-Feb-14

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Orange City Council confirm base of 24×7 air ambulance helicopter

Orange City Council confirm base of 24×7 air ambulance helicopter

Orange City Council have formalised a decision on the location of a new base for the soon-to-be-established 24 hour medical helicopter service.  See full service

Source: ABC, 05-Feb-14

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Despite helipad rejection, USA Helicopter plans to push forward

Despite helipad rejection, USA Helicopter plans to push forward

USA Helicopter will continue to sell parts and do overhauls, while a helipad rejection will prevent them accepting maintenance work by air  See full story

Source: Elizabethton Star, 03-Feb-14

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Embry-Riddle and Antipodean Aviation offer Helicopter Landing Zone Training Course

Embry-Riddle and Antipodean Aviation offer Helicopter Landing Zone Training Course

Having an inadequate helicopter landing zone can lead to tragic results. That’s why Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University — Worldwide and Antipodean Aviation of Australia have teamed up to offer a helicopter landing zone course for ground personnel managing an incident. The online course is designed for emergency personnel such as law enforcement, fire, ambulance and rescue units…. Read more »

Source: Embry-Riddle, 03-Feb-14

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Rooftop hospital helipad plan dropped after ten years

Rooftop hospital helipad plan dropped after ten years

Various reasons cited, including no building at All India Institute of Medical Science having the required 25m length for the helipad – see full story

Source: DNA India, 30-Jan-14

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UK – Helipad for Boston’s Pilgrim Hospital opens

UK – Helipad for Boston’s Pilgrim Hospital opens

It will be used by the Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance, and has been fitted with lights so the helicopter can take off at night.  See full story

Source: BBC, 26-Jan-14

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Helipad reopens at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital

Helipad reopens at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital

The new helicopter landing site at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital will open Wednesday, January 22. The dedication will feature an inaugural fly-in by Aeromed, Spectrum Health’s air ambulance service, and presentation of a $50,000 check by hospital volunteers. The donation represents the first payment on a $125,000 pledge the volunteers made to the hospital’s “Building… Read more »

Source: Spectrum Health, 22-Jan-14

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US Army proposes four additional landing zones in Hawaii

US Army proposes four additional landing zones in Hawaii

The 25th Army Combat Aviation Brigade and Hawaii Army National Guard want to construct four aviation landing zones on Mauna Loa’s northern slope See full story

Source: West Hawaii Today, 02-Jan-14

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Queen Victoria Hospital helipad study approved

Queen Victoria Hospital helipad study approved

Revelstoke City Council approved the funding for a feasibility study for a helipad at Queen Victoria Hospital.  See full story

Source: Revelstoke Times Review, 23-Dec-13

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Fire Department relaxes Los Angeles Helipad Fire Code

Fire Department relaxes Los Angeles Helipad Fire Code

The revised Helipad Fire Code in LA will see less flat-topped buildings.  HeliHub.com assumes the LAFD have found an easier way to extract people from a high-rise fire without using helicopters.  See full story

Source: DTLA Rising, 20-Dec-13

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Helipad approved for luxury Mallorca marina

Helipad approved for luxury Mallorca marina

Local press is reporting that Port Adriano, a luxury marina on the southwest corner of Mallorca, has had a helipad approved.  Radio One Mallorca says that the Balearic Environmental Commission approved it after a lengthy viability and environmental impact study.  Approval for the elevated helipad was helped by being on the coast and having clear approach… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 09-Dec-13

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London – Rooftop helipad approved for Kings College Hospital

London – Rooftop helipad approved for Kings College Hospital

The helipad will be built on top of the existing ten-storey Ruskin Wing building at the hospital in Denmark Hill, south east London. King’s is home to the largest Major Trauma Centre in the South of England. It is also the ‘hub’ for the South East London, Kent and Medway (SELKaM) major trauma network, which… Read more »

Source: Kings College Hospital, 05-Dec-13

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State DOT puts Kingwood helistop application on hold

State DOT puts Kingwood helistop application on hold

The state Department of Transportation has “€œauthorized construction of a helistop”€, “€œbut it has not yet approved the helistop or granted a license,” said Steve Schapiro, public information officer for the DOT.  See whole story to resolve the contradiction

Source: NJ.com, 05-Dec-13

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Mercedes-Benz adds helipad at its plant in India

Mercedes-Benz adds helipad at its plant in India

As Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz try and out-do each other in India, Mercedes-Benz ups the stakes with a helipad  See full story

Source: Motoroids, 04-Dec-13

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Melville heliport reopens after a year

Melville heliport reopens after a year

Melville Mayor Willie Haynes announced the reopening as a “definite asset” for the small town, which he acknowledged is fairly isolated from the rest of the parish. The facility is primarily used by Acadian Ambulance.  See full story

Source: Daily World, 04-Dec-13

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Rooftop pad opens at Regina General Hospital

Rooftop pad opens at Regina General Hospital

The Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society (STARS) is ready to land at Regina General Hospital now that Transport Canada has certified the new $3.4 million rooftop heliport for use. “Landing directly at Regina General will allow our emergency services to get patients in southern Saskatchewan to a critical care team about 15 minutes faster,” Health… Read more »

Source: Regina Qu’Appelle, 04-Dec-13

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Overlook Medical Center moves forward with controversial helipad plan

Overlook Medical Center moves forward with controversial helipad plan

Overlook Medical Center has filed an application with the state Department of Transportation seeking approval to build a helipad at the facility.  See full story

Source: NJ.com, 28-Nov-13

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University of Miami Hospital opens new helipad

University of Miami Hospital opens new helipad

Hospital CEO Dan Snyder says in addition to patients the helipad will be a key drop-off point for medical supplies and personnel. It will also enable people from across the Americas to more easily take part in the hospital’s research and clinical trials.  See full story

Source: New Europe, 26-Nov-13

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UK – Helipad proposed at Sheffield Children’s Hospital’s Embrace Centre

UK – Helipad proposed at Sheffield Children’s Hospital’s Embrace Centre

Sheffield Children’s Hospital in the UK county of Yorkshire is proposing a helipad at their “Embrace Centre” at nearby Dodworth.  The Hospital has used architects Beamont & Cowling to manage the planning application (ref 2013/1239). The Design and Access Statement submitted as part of the documentation pack gives an overview description as follows: “The proposal is to provide… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 25-Nov-13

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Westpac Rescue help launch Lockyer Valley helipad

Westpac Rescue help launch Lockyer Valley helipad

The helipad is at the future Lockyer Valley regional airport site and site owner Randal Macfarlane, who donated the helipad land to council, invited the Westpac Helicopter Rescue Service to do the first landing.  See full story

Source: Warwick Daily News, 19-Nov-13

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Goondiwindi Helicopters to take Council to court over helipad/hangar refusal

Goondiwindi Helicopters to take Council to court over helipad/hangar refusal

Grant Carrigan, who owns Goondiwindi Helicopters, plans to challenge a Goondiwindi Regional Council decision to refuse his application for a helipad and storage hangar   See full story

Source: Goondiwindi Argus, 06-Nov-13

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New helipad officially opens at Boundary Hospital

New helipad officially opens at Boundary Hospital

Dignitaries joined Interior Health officials today for the grand opening of the new heliport at Boundary Hospital. Members of the Clifton family, whose $200,000 donation made the heliport possible, were also on hand to celebrate the important addition to patient transport. “The new Boundary Hospital heliport will shorten the time needed to transfer critically-ill patients… Read more »

Source: Interior Health, 30-Oct-13

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Medina Memorial Hospital helipad ready by weekend

Medina Memorial Hospital helipad ready by weekend

Art Hill Excavation of Medina is building the 40-by-40-foot helipad, which includes a curb cut and 80-foot-long driveway.

Source: Orleans Hub, 15-Oct-13

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New lit helipad opens at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

New lit helipad opens at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

The helipad has been officially opened at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital which means patients will be able to receive treatment whether they become sick or injured during the day or night.  See full story

Source: Evening News 24, 15-Oct-13

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New helipad complete at Riverton Memorial Hospital

New helipad complete at Riverton Memorial Hospital

Riverton Memorial Hospital (RMH) is pleased to announce the completion of a new helipad located near the hospital’s emergency room. The additional helipad allows increased access to air ambulances for transferring patients who need advanced medical treatment not currently provided at RMH. The helipad was built in partnership with Classic Lifeguard, an air ambulance company… Read more »

Source: Riverton Memorial Hospital, 14-Oct-13

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Portugal – Culatra helipad sparks full report

Portugal – Culatra helipad sparks full report

The League for the Protection of Nature was particularly miffed at the politicians standing around while the concrete slab was laid without any permission.  See full story

Source: Algarve Daily News, 10-Oct-13

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Helipad to be added at Rockhampton Hospital in Queensland

Helipad to be added at Rockhampton Hospital in Queensland

Currently patients flying to the hospital are taken to the Rockhampton Airport and transferred by ambulance.  The building is expected to be competed by next May. See full story

Source: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-10-08/rockhampton-hospital-to-get-chopper-pad-more-icu/5004466, 08-Oct-13

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Helipad to be moved before Temecula Valley Hospital even opens

Helipad to be moved before Temecula Valley Hospital even opens

The heliport at the almost-open Temecula Valley Hospital will be moved because of safety concerns  See full story

Source: Press-Enterprise, 08-Oct-13

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Helitech Roundup – Did we need a heliport?

Helitech Roundup – Did we need a heliport?

On 21st September 2012, HeliHub.com broke the story to the industry that Helitech was moving from Duxford to London’s ExCeL conference centre, and being renamed “Helitech International”.  It was not until 4th October, some 13 days later, that Helitech organisers Reed issued a press release  to confirm the HeliHub.com  scoop, some four days earlier than their planned date. When… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 07-Oct-13

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Construction begins on Carson Health helipad in Nevada

Construction begins on Carson Health helipad in Nevada

After months of decision making and back-and-forth discussions between the city of Carson City and Carson Health, as well as input from residents, the new hospital helipad is officially beginning to take shape   See full story

Source: The Gazette, 06-Oct-13

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Titus Mountain adding emergency response helipad

Titus Mountain adding emergency response helipad

A LifeNet helicopter now will be available for skiers who suffer a life-threatening injury while at Titus Mountain Family Ski Center see full story

Source: Waterdown Daily Times, 06-Oct-13

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Heli Dubai opens helipad at Dubai’s Festival City

Heli Dubai opens helipad at Dubai’s Festival City

Heli Dubai, owned by the Government of the emirate of Dubai, has this week opened a helipad at Festival City in Dubai, a 1,300 acre, premier waterfront urban development owned by Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate. It is formed by three distinctive districts; Marsa Al Khor, Festival Centre and Al Badia which are connected by a… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 04-Oct-13

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Helipad at Fort St. John Hospital feasible if conditions met

Helipad at Fort St. John Hospital feasible if conditions met

The committee reviewing the possibility of building a helipad at the new Fort St. John Hospital has determined the project is feasible, provided it meets a number of conditions. An implementation team has been formed to start working on meeting those conditions, and making the helipad a reality.  see full story

Source: Energetic City, 02-Oct-13

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University of Cincinnati Medical Center to build new base for Air Care 3

University of Cincinnati Medical Center to build new base for Air Care 3

The hospital will not identify the location of the new base, on which a hangar will be constructed, until the deal is finalized see full story

Source: Cincinnati.com, 02-Oct-13

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NEMSPA to sponsor 4-Hour Heliport Safety Workshop at AMTC 2013

NEMSPA to sponsor 4-Hour Heliport Safety Workshop at AMTC 2013

In its ever continuing quest to enhance industry safety, the National EMS Pilots Association (NEMSPA) is sponsoring a four hour workshop on heliport design and safety at this year’s Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC) in Virginia Beach, Virginia.  This 4-hour workshop will focus on the basic information that every air medical helicopter provider and heliport… Read more »

Source: NEMSPA, 01-Oct-13

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New Questa helipad evacuates first patient

New Questa helipad evacuates first patient

The value of  a new helipad in Questa was demonstrated on 17th September when the Questa Fire Department Emergency Medical Services responded to the call for a victim of a chainsaw accident. See full story

Source: Taos News, 30-Sep-13

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Ceremony marks opening of new helipad in Estevan

Ceremony marks opening of new helipad in Estevan

The helipad at St. Joseph’s Hospital is the first certified helipad in the province of Saskatchewan   See full story

Source: Estevan Mercury, 27-Sep-13

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UK – Plymouth’s Derriford Hospital moves ahead with helipad plans

UK – Plymouth’s Derriford Hospital moves ahead with helipad plans

Plans for a new helipad at Plymouth’s Derriford Hospital have been put forward by the region’s NHS bosses.  See full story

Source: BBC, 23-Sep-13

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Cork University Hospital to have helipad by early 2015

Cork University Hospital to have helipad by early 2015

A 10-year wait for the reinstatement of a helipad at one of the biggest hospitals in the country should be concluded by no later than early 2015.  see full story

Source: Irish Examiner, 20-Sep-13

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Airports Authority of India wants new helipad at Juhu – but pilots do not

Airports Authority of India wants new helipad at Juhu – but pilots do not

Helicopter pilots do not want it, but the Airports Authority of India (AAI) has decided that a helipad is required close to the secondary runway at Juhu airport.  see full story

Source: Times of India, 17-Sep-13

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Canada – Helipad upgrades begin at East Kootenay Regional Hospital

Canada – Helipad upgrades begin at East Kootenay Regional Hospital

East Kootenay Regional Hospital’s heliport is receiving approximately $450,000 in Interior Health funded upgrades to maintain an important transport link for patients of the region. The hospital upgrades will increase the heliport size and elevate it to accommodate new Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society (STARS) helicopters. “Interior Health relies on STARS helicopters to provide life-saving… Read more »

Source: Interior Health, 15-Sep-13

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Howard Young Medical Center gets helipad approval

Howard Young Medical Center gets helipad approval

In a unanimous vote, the board affirmed a decision by the Oneida County Planning and Zoning Committee to issue a conditional use permit for the project.  see full story

Source: Lakeland Times, 15-Sep-13

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Air Evac breaks ground on base at Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital

Air Evac breaks ground on base at Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital

The company wants to move its St. Clair operation to Sullivan, placing the helicopter on a 1.3 acre slice of private property located between the hospital’s helipad and the Highway D/Sappington Bridge Road intersection. See full story

Source: Sullivan Journal, 12-Sep-13

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First helipad in Europe with LPV guidance – at Eurocopter’s Donauworth factory

First helipad in Europe with LPV guidance – at Eurocopter’s Donauworth factory

Improved safety in poor visibility conditions is an advantage that pilots at Eurocopter in Donauwörth are now able to enjoy. The onsite helicopter landing pad at Eurocopter’s headquarters in Germany is the first helipad in Europe to make use of Localizer Performance with Vertical (LPV) guidance, a highly precise, GPS-supported instrument approach procedure. The new… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 12-Sep-13

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Indiana – Helipad approved at Elkhart General Hospital

Indiana – Helipad approved at Elkhart General Hospital

Plans for a helicopter landing pad at Elkhart General Hospital were approved by the Elkhart City Council Monday, Sept. 9, 2013.  see full story

Source: Elkhart Truth, 10-Sep-13

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