Cox Air Care
Safety is of paramount importance to helicopter operations. Without the
help of first responder and fire department personnel the risks involved
Landing zones should be roughly 60 feet by 60 feet during the day and
100 feet X 100 feet at night, free of debris and with as minimal
a slope as possible. (Less than 5 degrees and on a firm surface). Click Landing
Zone to print or view a picture of this. Click Max
Slope to view and print a picture of the maximum slope area.
There are three areas to be aware of when approaching and departing the
aircraft. These Zones are
viewable and printable here. Remember always approach and depart the aircraft
from the front to avoid the tail rotor. The front of the aircraft is the
safe zone, but never approach an aircraft unless instructed to do so by
the pilot or flight crew.
For more detailed safety information, please watch our safety
video online or download our printable
(PDF Document). Also
Check the FAQ page
for additional answers to safety questions.