The assembling process of recently bought Turbine Robinson R66 Helicopter belonging to Prabhu Helicopter Pvt Ltd is in the final stage at the company’s hangar in Pokhara Airport. As per the information, the assembling work will be accomplished by October 30 and the helicopter will go through further inspection.
The assembling process of the helicopter is on progress under the supervision of company’s engineering team.
The Turbine R66 Helicopter has already been allocated with a registration ‘9N-AMJ’. After the complete assembling of R66, an engineer from foreign country will carry out a detail inspection of the accomplished work to give a go-ahead for test flight. Then the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) will carry out CofA (Certificate of Airworthiness) test.
The chopper is expected to initiate its flight operation from second week of November.
The company’s third chopper reached its base at Pokhara Airport on October 6, this year. It is a brand new chopper manufactured by Robinson Helicopter in CA, USA. The company with its current base in the country’s most attractive city, Pokhara 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 company is planning to initiate its operation from Kathmandu to the near and popular destinations for tourist and also conduct medical evacuations. After the addition of its brand new R66, Prabhu is the only Robinson operator in Nepal with three helicopters in its fleet; one R44 and two R66s.