Lily Helipads receives patent for environmentally green helipad

Lily Helipads (LLC), headquartered in Lebanon, Indiana, has been granted a patent for its flagship product, an environmentally friendly and safety-engineered helipad.

The Lily Helipads helipad catches jet fuel and de-icing liquid from helicopters, and it eliminates the need for de-icing chemicals with a heating system. Lily Helipads Photo
The Lily Helipads helipad catches jet fuel and de-icing liquid from helicopters, and it eliminates the need for de-icing chemicals with a heating system. Lily Helipads Photo
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Newly opened Hendricks County Regional Hospital is the latest recipient of a new Lily Helipads helipad. Lily Helipads are “designed and built green,” meaning they capture all aircraft fluids such as jet fuel and de-icing liquid.

This cutting-edge design also eliminates the need for the use of ice-melt chemicals. This is accomplished by way of a built-in heating system that automatically provides a snow and ice melt component for the entire landing pad. This assures slip- and fall-free access on the helipad, the walkways, and all the way to the emergency room.

Other features include a 100 percent frangible windsock that is designed to break apart if there is accidental contact with a helicopter.

Pilot controlled lighting activates internal illumination within the frangible windsock and also activates the six high bright LED perimeter lights for robust nighttime visibility.

An illustration of a Lily Helipads helipad design, where the grey is the porous surface, the green is the environmental liner, the red is the heat to melt ice or snow, and the black is the oil and water separator. Lily Helipads Image
An illustration of a Lily Helipads helipad design, where the grey is the porous surface, the green is the environmental liner, the red is the heat to melt ice or snow, and the black is the oil and water separator. Lily Helipads Image

John Dotlich, founder of Lily Helipads is not only an expert in site development construction, but he is also an avid helicopter pilot.

Dotlich’s combination of experiences as a helicopter pilot and construction site developer created the thought seed for the revolutionary “designed and built green” helipad trademarked as “Lily Helipads” and “Lily Helipads Are Built Green.”

 

Lily Helipads has a mobile workforce, and the company can install its helipads in all 50 states.

International inquires are welcome.

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