Robinson adds options to R66 Turbine

Garmin G500H Avionics and the Genesys Aerosystems HeliSAS autopilot are now available as options on new 2015 R66 Turbine helicopters made by Robinson.

Also available on 2015 model R66s (with or without the G500H system) is the Garmin GDL 69A XM receiver for digital weather data and entertainment audio.

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The 2015 list price for the G500H system is $31,900 which does not include the required GTN navigator. The list price for the autopilot is $46,000.

Robinson will be displaying an R66 Turbine helicopter with the G500H system and the HeliSAS autopilot at this year’s Helicopter Association International convention 3 -5 March in Orlando, Florida.

Terry Spruce

Terry is Senior News Editor and writes for both Corporate Jet Investor and Helicopter Investor. He is also responsible for our helicopter guides. Terry has been an aviation enthusiast since the early 1970s. He is a lapsed Private Pilot and ex-Piper Cherokee owner. He has flown a number of light aircraft and is comfortable sitting in the co-pilot's seat or the back of any aircraft. Before moving to journalism he was a banker for 20 years. You can contact him at: or follow him on twitter @Terry_Spruce

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