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[B316 Helicopter Operations]

EMS procedures provides Star Flight response on a medical alarm to any area that would be outside a ____ minute response for ambulances:

20 minute

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[B316 Helicopter Operations]

What is the North boundary for STAR Flight on a trauma alarm?

Research Blvd

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[B316 Helicopter Operations]

What is the South boundary for STAR Flight on a trauma alarm?

Ben White Blvd

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[B316 Helicopter Operations]

What is the West boundary for STAR Flight on a trauma alarm?

MoPac

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[B316 Helicopter Operations]

What is the East boundary for STAR Flight on a trauma alarm?

Ed Bluestein Blvd

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[B316 Helicopter Operations]

What are the 2 potential hazards when working with STAR Flight?

1. Main rotor

2. Tail rotor

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[B316 Helicopter Operations]

The bottom of the tail rotor blades on STAR Flight are approximately how far from the ground?

6 1/2 feet

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[B316 Helicopter Operations]

Who is in charge of the landings?

The pilot

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[B316 Helicopter Operations]

What is the most effective communication with a pilot?

Direct radio communication. No hand signals

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[B316 Helicopter Operations]

How large of an area is needed for STAR Flight to land?

75' x 75'

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[B316 Helicopter Operations]

Be certain to do this on the final approach of a helicopter:

Turn off apparatus headlights

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[B316 Helicopter Operations]

What safety equipment should firefighters wear?

Helmet with face shield

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[B316 Helicopter Operations]

How should you approach a helicopter?

From the front and after receiving permission from the pilot

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[B316 Helicopter Operations]

STAR Flight's main rotor is approximately ___ feet from the ground and does not:

11 feet

-Does not flex

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[B316 Helicopter Operations]

When approaching, stay in what kind of contact with the pilot?

Visual

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[B316 Helicopter Operations]

The aircraft is loaded from the rear, but never go past the:

Horizontal stabilizer aft of the clamshell/loading doors

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[B316 Helicopter Operations]

When communicating with the pilot, speak from whose point of view?

The aircraft's

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[B316 Helicopter Operations]

When do you give the pilot the "stop" command?

When the nose of the helicopter is facing you

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