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Friday, March 21, 2014

Robinson Achieves R66 Delivery Milestone

Source: Robinson Helicopter Co.

R66 Turbine S/N 500 rolled off Robinson’s production line on March 14, 2014, three and half years since the 5-place helicopter was initially certificated in October 2010. The helicopter was delivered to Aviamarket, one of three R66 dealers in Russia, and will be on display at this year’s Heli-Russia Exhibition in Moscow, May 22-24. Aviamarket successfully tested the aircraft’s capabilities last year, first in April when Aviamarket pilots landed R66 S/N 0040 at the North Pole and again in September when the company organized a six week Around- the-World Expedition using two R66 helicopters. 
 
 
Robinson R66. Photo, courtesy of Robinson.
 
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