Hover Ceiling

What is Hover Ceiling?

Hover Ceiling meaning in Safety terms is

  • Highest altitude above sea level at which a helicopter can hover at maximum computed gross weight. It is generally specified whether the quoted hover ceiling refers to hovering in ground effect (HIGE) or hovering out of ground effect (HOGE). 

 

reference: Glossary A – Z | National Wildfire Coordinating Group

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