Robinson r-66

Derived from r-44

Robinson r-66

The Robinson 66 is a five-seat turbine-powered helicopter slightly faster and smoother than the previous R44 and it also features a separate cargo compartment. It first flew on November 7, 2007 receiving both type and production certificates from the FAA on October 25, 2010. Deliveries started November 2010 and the 500th R66 rolled off Robinson production line on March 14, 2014.


Engine: 1 x RR RR300 (250-C300/A1) 300shp
Capacity: 1 + 4
Length: (m) 11.66
Height: (m) 3.48
Blades: 2
Rotor diam.: (m) 10
Disc area: (m2)
Weight: (kgs) Empty: 580     Max: 1300
Speed: (km/h) Cruise: 220     Max: 260
Range: (km) 560
Ceiling: (m)     Max: 4200
Rate/Climb: (m/min) 300

Derivatives & Versions

R66 Turbine 2007
R66 Police 2012 The 4-place police version comes standard with a Garmin G500H Primary and Multifunction Display System (PFD/MFD), a Garmin GTN 635 touch-screen n ...
R66 Turbine Marine 2014 The R66 pop-out float option used the same float tubes of the R44 Clipper offering an additional level of safety for over-water operations.
R66 Turbine Newscopter 2017 The turnkey ready R66 ENG (Electronic News Gathering) received FAA type certification on July 2017

List of Operators of Robinson r-66

From Organisation with model r-66
usa Robinson Helicopter
australia Heliflite Australia
united kingdom Helicopter Services Ltd
    R66 Turbine 2015/   
Construction Numbers on database of r-66 or its versions

1R66 Turbine Newscopter

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