Considerations For Rooftop Heliports,  Part 2

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Many features of a helipad’s design must follow strict guidelines. The minimum size of the touchdown and lift-off (TLOF) area is guided primarily by the maximum rotor diameter. FAA Advisory Circular 150/5390 for Heliport Design requires a safety net, not less than 5 ft. wide from the edge of the pad...

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