Wire Strike Protection for R66
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
Robinson Helicopters, February 13, 2018 - Torrance, CA — Robinson has added wire strike protection provisions to its R66 options list.
Available only on R66 helicopters, the provisions are FAA certified and allow for easy, bolt-on installation of Magellan’s WSPS (Wire Strike Protection System) sold separately by Magellan Aerospace, Winnipeg, Canada.
Robinson provisions add 7 lb to the empty weight of the helicopter and include reinforcement and attach points on the windshield bow, roof, and chin, with low-profile deflectors near the ground handling ball and forward landing gear struts. MSRP $4,200.
Wire Deflectors and Cutting Blades adds 16 lb ~ 7 Kgs
Magellan’s R66 WSPS, complete with wire deflectors and cutting blades adds 16 lb. to the empty weight of the helicopter. The system is available as a kit compatible with Robinson factory-installed provisions for $16,000 or as a complete aftermarket kit with field-installable provisions for $22,800.
The complete wire strike protection system will be on display at this year’s Heli-Expo February 26, thru March 1 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
About Robinson: Founded in 1973, Robinson Helicopter Company is the world’s leading manufacturer of civil helicopters
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