Robinson Helicopter R66 Turbine stays with Tradition

Avionics Magazine:  The new Robinson R66 Turbine Helicopter has decided to stay traditional when it comes to avionics and instruments.  Ernie Stevens article in this months Avionics Magazine describes the setup: 


“While the R66 was not built with IFR certification in mind, RHC offers a nice mix of avionics to meet the needs of the purchaser. Standard in all R66s is a King KY197A communications transceiver with memory channel capability; a Garmin GTX327 transponder with Mode C altitude encoder; a stereo and music-compatible NAT AA83-100 audio panel with VOX; and an electronic engine monitoring unit for maintenance and engine health tracking.
The optional equipment list for the R66 includes..”  Click here to read Ernie’s excellent article.

PapaTron

35 years component-level Aviation/Electronics repair/Avionics retrofit experience. FCC General Radiotelephone with Ship Radar. Navcom-Audio, Transponder-Pulse-Radar, Autopilot expertise. IT Administration since 1983. Private Pilot since 1986. CAD designer since 1990. FAA Certified Repair Station Chief Inspector since 1994. Started 3 Avionics Shops. College: Business Administration/Marketing. Motorcycle enthusiast. 6 year USAF Veteran, Ground Radio Equipment Technician (30474, E-5). WordPress novice.

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