Safety at the Landing Zone

Landing Zone Requirements

  • 100 feet x 100 feet
  • Slope no greater than 8 degrees
  • Clear of overhead obstacles (power-lines, trees, telephone lines)
  • Free of debris and people
  • Landing Zone should be secured using trained personnel
  • If the Landing zone is dirt, it is helpful to dampen it to prevent “Brown-Out”

Safety on LZ:

  • NO SMOKING !
  • NO LIGHTS SHINED TOWARD THE COCKPIT !
  • Remove all loose items before approaching, i.e. Hats.
  • Someone should oversee landing zone security prior to arrival and until departure