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Helicopter Easy Wheels Now Available for R44 and R66 Pop-Out Floats

February 08, 2016

Helicopter Easy Wheels ground handling wheels are now available for Robinson R44 Clipper  and R66 Marine Helicopters equipped with either Robinson factory or DART Aerospace aftermarket emergency pop-out floats. Building on the incredible demand for Helicopter Easy Wheels on standard landing gear, Easy Wheels owner Fred Willems went back to the drawing board to come […]


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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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Inspection Tips for R44 C014-17 Pop-Out Floats

December 20, 2011

Channel Islands Helicopters Tests R44 Pop-Out Floats The annual roll-out inspection or the 3 year pop inspection of the r44 floats used to be a major wrestling match… my arms and shoulders would be sore for a few days afterward, then  I learned a few basics tricks!   First is that a helicopter maintenance dolly is essential. Having […]


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