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Also Known As: R66 Turbine
Origin: United States of America
Parent System: R66
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): October 2010
Maiden Flight: 2009
Total Production: ?
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Description: The Robinson R66 helicopter is a new development featuring a five-seat cabin (2+3). It would be powered by the newest Rolls Royce RR300 helicopter engine instead of the Lycoming piston engines used on the R22 and R44 aircrafts. The R66 helicopter was awarded FAA type certification on October 25, 2010, and the first customer deliveries are due in late 2010 or early 2011.
The R66 incorporates many of the design features of its reputable predecessor, the R44, including a two-bladed rotor system, T-bar cyclic and an open interior cabin configuration. The most notable differences are its increased reserve power, increased altitude performance, fifth seat and large baggage compartment. Popular upgrades including HID landing lights, leather seats, and a stereo audio control panel are standard in the R66.
Main Rotor Blades: 2
Tail Rotor Blades: 2
Height: 137 inch (3.48 meter)
Length: 459 inch (11.7 meter)
Main Rotor Diameter: 396 inch (10.1 meter)
Tail Rotor Diameter: 60 inch (1.52 meter)
Width: 92 inch (2.34 meter)
Ceiling: 14,000 foot (4,267 meter)
Hovering Ceiling: 10,000 foot (3,048 meter)
Max Range: 325 nautical mile (374 mile)
Climb Rate: 1,000 fpm (5.10 mps)
Cruise Speed: 120 knot (222 kph)
Empty Weight: 1,280 pound (581 kilogram)
Fuel Load: 493 pound (224 kilogram)
Max Takeoff Weight: 2,700 pound (1.22 ton)
Payload: 927 pound (420 kilogram)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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2 Mar 2007 and 3 Mar 2015
Tuesday, March 3, 2015Rolls-Royce, Robinson Helicopter Sign Agreement for 1,000 RR300 EnginesTuesday, October 26, 2010Robinson R66 Helicopter Awarded FAA Type CertificationWednesday, September 23, 2009Rolls-Royce Expands RR300 Global Reach Through Exclusive Distribution Agreement with AARFriday, March 14, 2008Robinson R66 Helicopter Program Receives First Production RR300 EngineFriday, March 2, 2007Rolls-Royce RR300 to Power Robinson R66 Helicopter
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