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Oct
03
2019

Rolls-Royce RR300 engine tops one million flight hours in Robinson R66

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The Rolls-Royce RR300 engine has moved past the one million flight hour milestone, providing Robinson R66 helicopter operators nearly a decade of reliable service.

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Sep
25
2019

Robinson R66 Turbine Surpasses 1 Million Flight Hours

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Torrance, CA – Robinson Helicopter Company announced the R66 Turbine fleet surpassed 1,000,000 flight hours. The R66 with the Rolls-Royce RR300 turbine engine achieved the million-hour mark without a single reported in-flight engine failure. This accomplishment demonstrates a level of reliability that exceeds EASA’s stringent requirements for single-engine helicopters performing commercial operations.

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Aug
26
2019

Robinson Offers NEW R66 Slimline Auxiliary Fuel Tank at Special Introductory Price

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Torrance, CA – (26 August 2019) The FAA certified Robinson Helicopter’s Slimline Auxiliary Fuel Tank for its R66 Turbine helicopter. The tank holds 23.2 gallons (88 liters), roughly half the fuel of the company’s larger auxiliary fuel tank, adds approximately 1 hour to helicopter endurance, and extends its range by as much as 100 nautical miles (115 statute miles). It mounts on a fiberglass tray that installs in the aircraft’s baggage compartment, occupies one-third of the space, and leaves room for up to 200 lbs. of baggage. Both tank and tray can be removed when not in use.

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Jul
12
2019

WJZ-CBS Baltimore Adds Robinson R66 Newscopter

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Torrance, CA — On July 1st, television station WJZ of Baltimore, Maryland took delivery of a new Robinson R66 Newscopter. Owned and operated by CBS, WJZ services the 2.8 million residents in the Baltimore metropolitan area.

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Jun
02
2019

EASA STC for DART’s R66 Emergency Float System

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Hawkesbury, Ontario - Recently, DART received a European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification on its R66 Emergency Float System. This float system, designed and manufactured by DART, is an aftermarket retrofit option available for R66 operators that allows the aircraft to safely perform over-water operations. The system can be easily retrofitted on the R66 aircraft and is designed with multi air-holding chambers.

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Apr
09
2019

HQ Aviation gains approval as RR300 Authorized Service Center

Posted by jhadmin

Denham, UK - HQ Aviation, the very successful British helicopter training school and maintenance centre has expanded its list of approvals through its appointment as a Rolls-Royce RR300 Authorized Service Center. Engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce today at Heli-Expo 2019 officially confirmed HQ Aviation has joined the RR300 Service Center network, which offers global, approved maintenance support to RR300 powered Robinson R66 operators worldwide. HQ Aviation was assessed by H+S Aviation, who have been given delegated rights by Rolls-Royce to ensure compliance with the engine manufacturer's requirements.

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Dec
18
2018

Robinson Adds Avidyne IFD Options

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Torrance, CA — Robinson added Avidyne’s IFD 400 series touchscreen GPS navigators to its R22, R44 and R66 avionics options. The 400 series may be operated by either touchscreen or buttons and knobs which allows the IFD to be installed in the helicopter’s lower center console or in the pilot side console. Wi-Fi, for interfacing with an iPad, and Synthetic Vision are standard.

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Dec
04
2018

Transport Canada Approves R66 Cargo Hook

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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

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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

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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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