Thursday, June 5, 2014
Transport Canada Certifies Robinson R66
Source: Robinson Helicopter Company
Robinson Helicopter Company has received Transport Canada’s certification for the R66 Turbine Police Helicopter. Robinson’s R66 Police model is specially configured for law enforcement and meets the latest FAA crashworthiness regulations. The four-place R66 Police helicopter combines R66 power, altitude performance, and payload with the latest in surveillance technology. Turn-key ready, the R66 police comes standard with a FLIR Ultra 8000 thermal imaging camera, a 10-inch fold down color monitor, a Spectrolab SX-7 searchlight with 30-million candlepower, and a dual audio controller. Performance specifications of the R66 Police Helicopter include a cruise speed of up to 138 mph, payload of 800 lbs with full fuel, and a hover ceiling OGE at max gross weight of 10,000 ft. This certification follows that of EASA and China in April of this year and Russia’s certification of the R66 in March 2013.
Photo courtesy Robinson Helicopter
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