3-11-3. HELICOPTER DEPARTURE SEPARATION
Separate a departing helicopter from other heli- copters by ensuring that it does not takeoff until one of the following conditions exists:
NOTE: Helicopters performing air-taxiing operations within the boundary of the airport are considered to be taxiing aircraft.
- A preceding, departing helicopter has left the takeoff area. (See FIG 3-11-1.)
- A preceding, arriving helicopter has taxied off the landing area. (See FIG 3-11-2.)