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Dart Aerospace R66 Emergency Floats Pass Crucial Test

September 20, 2013

First “On Helicopter” Installation Testing a Success Dart Aerospace moved once step closer to final FAA approval for the company’s emergency float system for the Robinson R66 Helicopter.  Testing was performed today in the hangar at Orbic Helicopters in Camarillo, California where the pop-out floats were installed and deployed.  Drop testing was completed earlier this summer and […]

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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 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 […]

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Robinson R66 Helicopter Receives Russian Certification

March 21, 2013

Torrance, CA — On 15 March 2013, the IAC AR, Russia’s FAA equivalent, issued its type certificate for the R66 Turbine. With twenty-two R66 helicopters built and awaiting export to Russia, the long awaited news was a cause for celebration. The Russian certification process, which began in November 2010, concluded in early March 2013 shortly after […]

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R66 Police Helicopter – RHC Continues Success of R66 Line

September 25, 2012

The Robinson Helicopter Company continues with successful innovation under the leadership of Kurt Robinson. During a visit to the factory last week, I noticed  RHC is running several shifts of workers to keep up with the new order demand of the R66 helicopter. The certification and introduction of the R66 Police helicopter will ramp up […]

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Rotorcorp Supplier Program Grabs Attention of International Robinson Helicopter Operators

March 27, 2012

Atlanta GA, Apr. 2 2012–   Rotorcorp LLC, an authorized factory service center for American-Made Robinson Helicopter Company, is expanding its reach in the global helicopter parts market with a new program targeted at small parts and major component supply for Robinson’s model R22, R44 and new R66 Turbine helicopters.  Rotorcorp Director of Operations Sean Casey says “Nearly half […]

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Rolls-Royce RR300 tops 10,000 hours as aftermarket support grows globally

March 09, 2012

Rolls-Royce RR300 tops 10,000 hours as aftermarket support grows globally | Rotorcorp . Rolls-Royce RR300 tops 10,000 hours as aftermarket support grows globally Helihub RSS Feed Rolls-Royce21 Feb, 12 The Rolls-Royce RR300 engine has topped 10,000 hours of flight time in the Robinson R66 helicopter, demonstrating continued engine reliability and performance. Robinson has 380 firm […]

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Robinson Helicopter Company Issues 5 Service Bulletins

February 27, 2012

On February 21st, 2012 Robinson Helicopter Company issued five Service Bulletins covering required improvements to the company’s R22, R44 and R66 model helicopters.  Details of each service bulletin is provided below for the consideration of owners, operators and maintenance personnel: Robinson R22 Service Bulletin 106 (SB-106): Rotor Brake Switch Robinson R44 Service Bulletin 78A (SB-78A): Revised SB, […]

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Heli-Expo 2012: Robinson celebrates a bumper 2011 – News – Shephard

February 13, 2012

Heli-Expo 2012: Robinson celebrates a bumper 2011 – News – Shephard. Robinson is looking at increasing production rates of its R66 turbines after a bumper year of orders. Speaking at the company’s Heli-Expo press conference on 12 February, Kurt Robinson, CEO and president of Robinson Helicopter, said 2011 was ‘a very good year’ with production […]

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Aspen avionics available on Robinson helicopters

Aspen avionics available on Robinson helicopters. By Alton K. Marsh Aspen Avionics Evolution glass cockpits will be offered on Robinson R22, R44, and turbine R66 models. The Evolution primary flight display will be a factory option late this year. Aspen Avionics systems are already available on the Bell 206 and Eurocopter AS350. The standard features […]

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