Approaching & Departing AircraftOne of the most important items to be aware of is how to properly approach a helicopter, especially one that is running.
As shown on this graphic, never move towards the rear of the aircraft!
It is recommended that you always approach/depart from the front side as shown in the green areas. This will allow pilots and ground crew to always have visual contact with passengers.
Visual ContactIt is important that the pilot has visual contact with approaching passengers or ground crew. Wait for his/her signal before moving toward departing away from the aircraft.
Rotor Wash – DebrisBeware of any debris that may be blown up while approaching the aircraft. If you are unable to see, crouch down and wait for assistance.
Loose ItemsCrouch down while approaching the aircraft. Remove loose articles (i.e. hats) and never chase after anything that blows away
Seatbelts are REQUIRED at all times and must not be removed until directed.
Wait until you are safely buckled in the aircraft before using your cell phones for photos or video.
At no time is it permissible to smoke on the premises.
Food and Drinks must be consumed before the tour or disposed of prior to flight.