Robinson R66 Turbine Marine receives EASA approval
The R66 Turbine Marine has received EASA approval for the pop-out float installation.
After tests conducted in July demonstrated the pop-out float installation meets Sea State 4 requirements, EASA officially approved the Marine to be used in emergency situations and for commercial operations.
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Sea State refers to the height, period, and character of waves on the surface of a large body of water. The tests were conducted in Spain at a facility capable of simulating the required conditions.
Robinson Helicopter was founded in 1973 and is based in Torrance, California.