Flashcards in 201.07 Air Operations Deck (42):
True or False: helicopters with full buckets are prohibited from flying over occupied structures or traffic.
The Bambi bucket can hold from ________ gallons of water, depending on air temperature and humidity and maybe filled from the canal buoy wall tank, or any other body of water that is available.
When filling buoy walls, start filling the tank slowly after approximately __________ of water is in the tank. Foam concentrate can be added to the tank when it is about _______ from the top.
Approach and depart the helicopter from the front or ________ from the front, in a crouching position; remain in view of the pilot
_________ is the designation for a helicopter operating under the direction of the Phoenix fire department.
Personnel assigned to the landing zone shall have what equipment?
High-visibility safety vest
The landing zone must be relatively flat and free of obstructions from an area at least _______for each helicopter.
100' x 100'
For heavily loaded helicopters (i.e. water drop), the clear path should extend at least _______ in each direction
The landing zone should be located at least _______ from other activities.
When approaching a helicopter with the tool, it should be carried out?
Horizontally and below the waist, never upright or over the shoulder
Stage patients waiting to be loaded at least _______away.
Helicopter medical transportation should be considered for what patients?
Immediate trauma patients requiring urgent surgery
Patients requiring specialized treatment (OB, peds, burns, neurological)
Any other patient Medical Control deems necessary
When commend makes a request to have the surrounding here space over an incident restricted, whom must that requests go through?
FAA flight service station
What two units are equipped with Bambi buckets for brush firefighting capabilities?
Phoenix police air unit (2)
Mesa Police Department (1)
Should anything become unsafe during the approach of any helicopter during landing operations, instruct the pilot to go around _____ times.
In the center of the landing zone _______ "touch down" zone should be identified with appropriate visual markers.
60' x 60'
All spectators, vehicle traffic (including emergency vehicles) and animals must be kept a minimum of _______ away from the landing zone.
While the helicopter is on the ground, whether running or not, a "tail guard" should be stationed _________ from the tail rotor to keep the area secure. At no time should personal past behind the body of the helicopter and the tail rotor.
50 to 100 feet
Personnel directing the pilot should stand in the_______.
Front right corner
Each agencies operating procedures, along with equipment and training limitations, presents different operational capabilities. Command should request the _______ and _______ needed for a particular situation.
Type of helicopter
Helicopters maybe requested for transportation of personnel and/or equipment urgently needed at the scene of an emergency. The request for assistance should include what information?
Number of personnel
Weight and volume of equipment to be transported
The PFD has four buoy walls. How much water will they hold?
3000 to 4000 gallons
How do you set up a full buoy wall?
Find large flat area clear of overhead instructions
Place one or two salvage covers on the ground
Fill from the bottom only
Fill tank slowly
After 1 foot of water is in the bottom, rate can be increased
Apparatus must be kept at least ________ to the side of the flightpath of helicopters dipping the tank.
The contract helicopter service can drop approximately ______ gallons of water on each pass over the fire.
What is the average flying time per fuel load in contract helicopters?
1 1/2 to 2 hours
For contract helicopters, an engine Company shall be assigned to control the landing zone. A supply line shall be laud from the hydrant and ______ 1-1/2' lines shall be extended. All refilling is done from the _______ side of the aircraft.
The risk of using helicopters and placing rescue personnel in dangerous situations must be weighed against the ______ of the rescue situation.
_________ of helicopters are activities that require pilots and rescuers to use certified technical rescue skills to affect the rescue of a patient or patients that are in critical or life-threatening situations.
Special use helicopter operations shall only be performed by certified _______ pilots and PFD TRT members.
Phoenix Police Department
Prior to initiating any rescue operation that requires the special use of the helicopter, a _______ will be completed.
What is defined as a special use landing zone?
Any LZ where the pilot cannot land and shut down power to the aircraft
When more than one LZ is required, they should be a minimum of _______ apart.
Med-Evac helicopters are capable of carrying only ______ immediate patient.
DPS helicopters are capable of carrying _____ patient at a time.
News helicopters are not approved for the use in technical rescue (special use) operations except as ______.
1-1/2' lines from engine to helicopters will serve what three purposes?
Refill belly tanks
What down area
Provide fire protection
The following are considered "special use" activities...
Below 500 feet above ground level
Helo ops around fire perimeter
Single skid landings
Any takeoff or landing requiring special pilot technique due to terrain, obstacles, or surface conditions
_________ helicopters have no direct communication capability with fire department ground units, landing instructions must be given by hand signals.
Helicopters may not land in the incident area without first _________.
Making contact with ground units
Ranger 41 is staffed with whom?
One PFD medic