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1

Rotor-wing pilot required training hours

2000 total hours
1000 hours as pilot in command (PIC)
100 hours PIC at night

2

"bottle-to-throttle" time

at least 8 hours

3

Rules of flight following

- Sterile cockpit during critical phases of flight
- 15 minutes max comms interval during flight
- 45 minutes max comms interval while on the ground

4

Rotor-wing shut off sequence

TFB - Throttle, fuel, battery

Take survival bag and meet at 12 o'clock

5

Survival sequence of events

Shelter, Fire, Water, Food

6

FARs (# and scope)

Part 91 - no passengers

Part 135 - passengers (max 14hrs for pilots)

7

Local flight area determined by

certificate holder

8

Cell phones are prohibited when

during flight

9

Medical director is not required to

live in the same state

10

Intubation requirements

1 per quarter per patient population (adult, pedi, neonate)

11

Live intubation requirements during training

5

12

Specialty team response time

45 minutes

13

Pilot area orientation (day/night)

5 hours day, 2 hours night

14

Helipad is required to have

2 paths of entry/egress, security

15

Air ambulance minimum fuel requirement

175 miles

16

ELT is activated at

4g's

17

Uniform fit

1/4" between uniform and body

18

Fixed wing twin engine time

500 hours

19

Gas laws

The bends, decompression sickness, soda can CO2, gasses in blood

Henry's Law

20

Gas laws

Tissue swelling, hypoxic hypoxia, available oxygen at altitude

Dalton's Law

21

Gas laws

cellular gas exchange/diffusion

Graham's Law

22

Gas laws

Oxygen tank pressure in heat/cold

Gay-Lussac's Law

23

Gas laws

BP cuff, ETT cuff, MAST pants, IABP purging

Boyle's Law

24

Tumbling

rotation on a 360 degree axis

25

Yaw

deviation up to 90 degrees from a straight path