Prabhu Helicopter, Private Heli-charter Company now has expanded its wings and has started its operation from Kathmandu base.
Officials from Prabhu Helicopter stated that their one Robinson R66 ‘9N-ALX’ has been based at Kathmandu from 15 August 2018 and has commenced for commercial flight operation from Kathmandu to the popular destinations for tourist along with medical evacuations.
The company has extended its wing to promote the internal tourism, and to provide the emergency rescue with its 5 helicopters. Prabhu fleet constitutes four R66 and one R44 series.
The company with its current base in the country’s most attractive city; Pokhara & Kathmandu operates heli-services such as helicopter scenic tours, aerial photography, and filming, corporate tours, medi-vac services, search and rescue services and honeymoon packages.
The five-seater R66 Turbine Helicopter is reliable, economical and easy to maintain. It has a two-bladed rotor system, T-bar cyclic and the latest in Robinson technology including streamlined instrument panels, energy absorbing seats and crashworthy bladder fuel tanks. R66 features spacious 300 lb capacity baggage compartment and the Rolls Royce RR300 turboshaft engine. The RR300 engine operates on readily available Jet A fuel and offers increased reserve power, additional payload, and improved altitude performance. Hydraulic controls eliminate feedback forces and provide responsive handling.