Robinson R66

Derived from R44

News about Robinson R66

One Million Flight Hours for the Robinson R66, 25-Sep-19 : #R66 The Robinson R66 Turbine fleet powered by the Rolls-Royce RR300 turbine engine surpassed 1,000,000 flight hours. More than 960 built since 2007

New Slimline Auxiliary Fuel Tank for R66, 27-Aug-19 : #FuelTank Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification of slimline auxiliary fuel tank for the Robinson R66 Turbine helicopter. Holds 23.2 gallons / 88 liters and weights 189 lbs / 86 kgs full

WJZ-CBS Baltimore Adds R66 Newscopter, 13-Jul-19 : #WJZ CBS’ television station WJZ of Baltimore received a new R66 Newscopter to replace its R44. Operated by Texan SKY Helicopters

European Certification for DART’ R66 Floats, 02-Jun-19 : #floats The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) granted Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) to Canadian DART Aerospace’ emergency float system for the Robinson R66 helicopter

Elite Helicopters Adds R66 for Pilot Courses, 15-Feb-19 : #FlightSchool Elite Helicopters at Goodwood, UK added a R66 for the private pilot license (PPL) and commercial pilot license (CPL) courses

Avidyne Touchscreen GPS for Robinsons, 20-Dec-18 : #touchscreen Avidyne’s IFD 400 series touchscreen GPS navigators now are optional avionics for Robinson R22, R44 and R66 helicopters

R66 Agricultural Spray System from Simplex, 08-Dec-18 : #spray Simplex received Federal Aviation Adminsitration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for their agricultural spray system for the Robinson R66

FAA Approves Robinson R66 Cargo Hook, 21-Aug-18 : #ExternalLoad The Federal Aviation Administration granted certification to the R66 cargo hook installation. Capable of external loads up to 1200 lb / 544 Kg has a suggested value of us$ 28.000

Garmin G500H TXi Displays for R44 and R66, 21-Feb-18 : Heli-Expo 2018 Garmin’s new G500H TXi displays cockpits are now available for the Robinson R44 and R66 helicopters.

R66 Cargo Hook, 16-Feb-18 : Heli-Expo 2018 Robinson presenting the R66 cargo hook at Heli-Expo 2018, February 27-March 1 in Las Vegas, NV. The optional cargo hook carries external loads up to 1200 lb / 544 Kgs

Wire Strike Protection for R66, 13-Feb-18 : Robinson R66 has been FAA certified for installation of Magellan’s Wire Strike Protection System (WSPS). The cable cutter is sold separately by Magellan Aerospace of Winnipeg, Canada

FAA Certifies Robinson R66 Turbine Newscopter, 28-Jul-17 : The Robinson R66 Turbine Newscopter received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification. First helicopter was delivered to SKY Helicopters of Dallas, Texas

Lithium-Ion Battery for Robinson R66, 14-Jul-17 : Robinson Helicopter Company added the True Blue Power TB17 Lithium-ion battery to its R66 options.

DART Released R66 Heli-Utility Basket, 30-Mar-17 : DART Aerospace officially released the first utility basket STC on the market designed for the Robinson R66 Turbine helicopter.

FAA Approves Inlet Barrier Filter for Robinson R66, 03-Mar-17 : Heli-Expo 2017 Robinson announced Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval of a new Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) for use in R66 Turbine helicopters developed by Donaldson Aerospace & Defense

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