Terminology Medevac

Clock position from center of the main rotor;

  • Nose=12 o’clock,
  • Right=3 o’clock,
  • Tail = 6 o’clock,
  • Left=9 o’clock.
  • HLO – Helicopter Landing Officer
  • Landing Zone – Ground based landing site for helicopter operations
  • Rotor arc ; anyplace inside of the turning blades

Typical Medevac Crew

  • Pilot in Command – PIC
  • Co-pilot
  • Flight medic