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  • Robinson R66

    Derived from R44

    Robinson R66

    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.

    The 1000th R66 was delivered on July 2020. The global fleet surpassed 1.2 million flight hours.

    As of May 2021, the R66 global fleet reached 1.3 million flight hours.


    Engine: 1 x RR RR300 (250-C300/A1) 300 shp
    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. Standard R66 ENG package includes a gyro ...

    List of Operators of Robinson R66

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


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