A helicopter touches down Tuesday for the inaugural landing on Bartlett Regional Hospital's new helipad, located on the building's new wing. The unique helicopter pad includes an integral fire suppression system, a de-icing system, radio control of building air-intake louvers that close as a helicopter approaches, and a special structural system to absorb and distribute the weight of a landing helicopter.
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