Rotorcorp to Accept Advance Orders of Emergency Floats for Robinson R66 Helicopter

June 03, 2013

Rotorcorp to Accept Advance Orders of DART Emergency Float Systems for Robinson R66 Helicopter in North America

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Dart Aerospace R66 emergency float unveiled at 2013 HeliExpo in Las Vegas. Shown here with rear compartments inflated and front compartments stowed in cylinder.

ATLANTA, Ga.  June 5, 2013— Rotorcorp, LLC will secure advance orders and delivery of DART Aerospace’s emergency float system for the Robinson R66 Helicopter in North America. DART Aerospace, a Canadian based company that designs, manufactures and markets  certified solutions for helicopters has designed an affordable system that features an easy retrofit on in-service R66 aircraft.  d The FAA approval for this product is expected by year-end.

“Helicopters find work where the roads end.  Utilization of the Dart R66 floats provides for over-water emergency landing capability, but also allows for pre-flight removal in thirty minutes when payload optimization is necessary,” said Dan Casey, president of Rotorcorp, LLC.

Since the introduction of the R66 line of helicopters in 2010, attention has shifted to the development of accessories aimed at broadening the operational capabilities of Robinson’s first turbine light helicopter.

The DART R66 float system is priced comparably to that of the company’s successful R44 float system at $35,500 for the standard landing gear option and $39,500 for extended gear floats.  Rotorcorp is now accepting advance orders with a refundable deposit of $5000 USD.  Once production commences, orders will be filled in a first-come first-served basis.

For sales inquiries, email [email protected] or call (404) 424-9105.

Manufacturer’s Specifications and Details Available Here

About Rotorcorp

Rotorcorp, an Atlanta-based Robinson Helicopter Company authorized R22, R44 and R66 service center, offers the world’s largest in-stock inventory of parts and accessories.  The company , widely recognized for its industry-leading customer service and worldwide distribution network.  For additional information on Robinson Helicopter parts and OEM accessories, visit Rotorcorp.com.  Follow Rotorcorp on Twitter at @rotorcorp or join the conversation on Facebook at www.facebook.com/rotorcorp.

About DART Aerospace

DART Aerospace is “Mission Ready”. A privately held aerospace company, we provide industry-leading design, manufacturing and market-certified solutions for the helicopter and aerospace industry. With an impressive line-up of over 700 STC’s and 5,000 products, DART offers a comprehensive portfolio of: aftermarket products, accessories, spare parts and tools for civil and military operators, all major rotorcraft OEMs, completion centers and MR&O facilities. DART’s key products include: flotation systems, landing gear, interior and exterior accessories, cargo expansion, external loads, cable cutters and filters. All this, in addition to extensive engineering capabilities and manufacturing centers delivering fast time-to-market solutions with superior customer support in over 120 countries worldwide.  Follow DART on Twitter at @DARTAEROMEDIA or join the conversation on Facebook at www.facebook.com/DARTAEROMEDIA.


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