Transport Canada certifies Robinson R66 as police helicopter

Robinson Helicopter Company has received Transport Canada’s certification for the R66 Turbine police helicopter.

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The four-person Robinson R66 Turbine police helicopter is priced at $1.129 million and comes with a FLIR Ultra 8000 thermal imaging camera, a 10-inch fold down colour monitor, a Spectrolab SX-7 searchlight with 30-million candlepower, and a dual audio controller.

The helicopter flies at a cruise speed of 138 mph, can carry a payload of 800 lbs and has a ceiling of 10,000 ft at max weight.

Terry Spruce

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