EMS procedures provides Star Flight response on a medical alarm to any area that would be outside a ____ minute response for ambulances:
What is the North boundary for STAR Flight on a trauma alarm?
What is the South boundary for STAR Flight on a trauma alarm?
Ben White Blvd
What is the West boundary for STAR Flight on a trauma alarm?
What is the East boundary for STAR Flight on a trauma alarm?
Ed Bluestein Blvd
What are the 2 potential hazards when working with STAR Flight?
1. Main rotor
2. Tail rotor
The bottom of the tail rotor blades on STAR Flight are approximately how far from the ground?
6 1/2 feet
Who is in charge of the landings?
What is the most effective communication with a pilot?
Direct radio communication. No hand signals
How large of an area is needed for STAR Flight to land?
75' x 75'
Be certain to do this on the final approach of a helicopter:
Turn off apparatus headlights
What safety equipment should firefighters wear?
Helmet with face shield
How should you approach a helicopter?
From the front and after receiving permission from the pilot
STAR Flight's main rotor is approximately ___ feet from the ground and does not:
-Does not flex
When approaching, stay in what kind of contact with the pilot?
The aircraft is loaded from the rear, but never go past the:
Horizontal stabilizer aft of the clamshell/loading doors
When communicating with the pilot, speak from whose point of view?
When do you give the pilot the "stop" command?
When the nose of the helicopter is facing you