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Dec
04
2018

Transport Canada Approves R66 Cargo Hook

Posted by jhadmin

Torrance, CA – On 8 November 2018, Transport Canada approved Robinson’s R66 cargo hook installation, providing Canadian commercial lift operators with a high performance, low cost solution giving them a leg up on the competition.

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Aug
20
2018

FAA Approves Robinson R66 Cargo Hook

Posted by jhadmin

Torrance, CA – (20 August 2018) The FAA approved Robinson’s R66 cargo hook installation. The optional cargo hook carries external loads up to 1200 lb and, for external load operations, the R66’s maximum gross weight increases from 2700 lb to 2900 lb. The cargo hook installation includes an Onboard Systems hook, right and left-seat controls (allowing for solo flight from either seat), a left-seat hydraulic switch, and a left-seat start button. A load weight gauge and a second set of engine power gauges (torque and gas temperature) are located in the left door sill allowing the pilot to monitor engine operations while keeping an eye on the external load. Provisions for remote control of external equipment (e.g., long line hook or a water dropping bucket) are also included. Robinson is now accepting orders for cargo hook installations on new R66 aircraft. MSRP $28,000. For additional information go to www.robinsonheli.com. Founded in 1973, Robinson Helicopter Company is the world’s leading manufacturer of civil helicopters.

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Feb
23
2018

Robinson Introduces Two Garmin G500H TXi Displays

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Torrance, CA — Robinson has added Garmin’s new G500H TXi displays to its R44 and R66 options. The two TXi displays add touchscreen functionality to Garmin’s popular G500H system, and consolidate PFD/MFD information on to a single screen. The upgraded displays provide increased resolution and interface with Garmin’s GTN 6xx/7xx touchscreen GPS series.

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Feb
19
2018

ROBINSON HELICOPTER’S CARGO HOOK TO DEBUT AT HELI-EXPO 2018

Posted by jhadmin

Torrance, CA — Robinson’s R66 cargo hook installation will be on display at this year’s Heli-Expo February 27th through March 1st in Las Vegas, NV. The optional cargo hook carries external loads up to 1200 lb and, for external load operations, the R66’s maximum gross weight increases from 2700 lb to 2900 lb.

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Feb
15
2018

Wire Strike Protection for R66 Helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

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.

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Jan
05
2018

Meeker Aviation announces certification for R44, R66 nose mounts

Posted by jhadmin

MEEKER AVIATION SERVICES LTD SPECIAL OPS EQUIPMENT received both FAA STC and PMA for our new R44 and Meeker-Airfilm are pleased to announce we have R66 light weight nose mount. The nose mount requires no permanent modifications to the airframe and fits over the existing landing light cover. The maximum payload is limited to 50lbs and is intended for various camera systems, searchlights, lidar, antennae etc. EASA certification will be obtained in early 2018.

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