Prabhu Helicopter who had placed an order with Robinson Helicopter Company, USA on May, 2017 is nearing to take the delivery of brand new Turbine Robinson R66 Helicopter. As per the information from the officials, the R66 helicopter is expected to show up at Nepal by the third week of September.
The Helicopter cargo will depart from Robinson Helicopter Company, USA and is estimated to reach Calcutta, India by first week of September. The aircraft cargo will then be transported to Nepal from Calcutta via roadway which could happen by third week of September.
The company with its current base in the country’s most attractive city Pokhara operates heli services like helicopter scenic tours, aerial photography and filming, corporate tours, medi-vac services, search and rescue services.
Prabhu Helicopter is planning to conduct its operation from Kathmandu to the popular destinations for tourist and also conduct medical evacuations. After the addition of brand new R66, Prabhu Helicopter will be the proud owner of three helicopter; one R44 and two R66s.
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.