Updated standards for offshore helicopter landing areas

The 8th edition of CAP 437 Standards for offshore helicopter landing areas includes:

* New topics including a risk assessment for helicopter operations to helidecks in the UKCS which are sub-1D and criteria for parking areas.

* A comprehensive update on the section related to helideck surface, including new friction requirements for flat helidecks with micro-texture finishes and for profiled helidecks.

* An update on best practice for temporary combined operations, multiple platform configurations and helideck movement.

* The final specification and installation arrangements for the lit touchdown/positioning marking circle and heliport identification marking.

* EASA Requirements for Air Operators.

SW2016/183