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Aero-TV: Robinson's Revolutionary R66 -- The Turbine 'Robby' Exceeds Expectation

December 3, 2010

A Few Hours In The Air Prove The R66 Has The Right Stuff I've been waiting for this one for quite a while and I'm delighted to report that the result was worth the wait. The new R66 Turbine Five seat helicopter is a helluva machine and a joy to fly -- and in a number of flight regimes. Some three years and eight months after Robinson publicly announced plans to develop the beast, the FAA presented Frank Robinson with Type Certificate No. R00015LA, just a few weeks back. The FAA also presented Robinson with an amended Production Certificate that now includes the R66, allowing Robinson to begin deliveries right away.

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