An interview with Frank Robinson, from Robinson Helicopters

An interview with Frank Robinson, from Robinson Helicopters. INTRODUCTION Marcel Boutin: Hello Mr. Robinson. Thank you for doing this interview. I’ve had the pleasure of meeting with you several times. I was there first for the introduction of the R44 helicopter, and now for the R66. We’ve often...

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Flight safety was the main focus in the last HeliClub fly-in

You would be hard pressed to find a more passionate gathering of helicopter enthusiasts and pilots in North America than the annual HeliClub fly-in at the Mont Tremblant resort 100 kilometres (62 miles) northwest of Montreal in the Laurentian Mountains. This time, the focus was on the flight...

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LE R66 FAIT À NOUVEAU PARLER DE LUI!

Après les annonces au Hai 2018 que nous vous avions presenter et la récente certification du Cargo Hook du R66, voici les essais !VerticalMag a passé quelques jours à Torrance chez Robinson pour tester le nouveau kit cargo hook qui peut soulever jusqu’à 1200 Lbs avec un nouveau maximum gross...

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Private helicopter owners gather at the The HeliClub Week-End!

Once again, HeliStore has organized the HeliClub weekend. The HeliClub Week-End is a great private helicopter owner and user gathering. This year, over two days, 50 helicopters flew to the event. The event happened in the magnificent Laurentian region of Mont-Tremblant (north of Montreal, Québec,...

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An interview with Frank Robinson, from Robinson Helicopters

INTRODUCTION - Interview with Frank Robinson from Robinson Helicopters Company Marcel Boutin : Hi Mr. Robinson. Thank you for this interview. I had the pleasure of meeting you several times. I was there first for the introduction of the R44 helicopter, and now the R66. We have often talked about...

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R66 helicopter make his first flight from Los Angeles to Montreal

"For the first time, on April 26 2011, the R66 helicopter landed on Quebec ground. Patrick Lafleur is the chief instructor at Passport Helico. He and myself are back from the first R66 flight from Los Angeles to Montreal. The trip took 22 hours, with an average speed of 117 kts. Needless to say,...

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HS Times Fall 2013

It's already the 11th edition! The selection of articles becomes more and more difficult: the possibilities of subjects do not stop increasing! We therefore decided to establish some principles to guide the selection of our future articles. It must first be of general interest to the private pilot...

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Trouver votre chemin

How to find your way? </ h1> ForeFlight </ h2> ForeFlight Mobile, a visualization and flight planning panel, one of the most popular apps for the iPhone and iPad, offers georeferencing - a fancy term to show where the plane is on approach charts and airport diagrams. ForeFlight's AF /...

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Guide for new driver

Êtes-vous un nouveau pilote? Jetez un oeil à notre guide pour le nouveau pilote! Voici ce que vous trouverez dans le guide: Votre formation. La clé pour avoir du plaisir! Dois-je faire ma formation sur mon propre hélicoptère? Quel hélicoptère est adapté à mes besoins? Combien va me coûter mon...

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Pilots sunglasses: What kind of sunglasses a pilot wear?

What Type of Sunglasses Do Pilots Wear?  Pilots don’t have to wear any specific type of sunglasses; you can choose for yourself as long as the sunglasses fit basic criteria. In general it is recommended that you choose sunglasses that offer 100% UV protection. You can choose glass or plastic...

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Flight Rules: Let’s discuss security issues

In recent years, I had the opportunity to fly with several private pilots in Quebec and I noticed some gaps that could be dangerous. We decided to use this platform to discuss security issues and our concept of Personal Flight Rules. In stressful situations the brain functions are particularly...

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R66 Turbine: FAA certifies fleets for the Robinson aircraft

FAA certifies fleets for the R66 Turbine Robinson's float option for its five-seat R66 was approved by the FAA on November 15, 2014. Nicknamed the R66 Marine Turbine, the float option is similar to the R44 pop-float option. Clipper (in fact, the same float tubes are used) and like the Clipper, the...

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Autopilot and Aspen Primary Flight Display for Robinson Models

Autopilot Torrance, CA - The Genesys Aerosystems HeliSAS and the autopilot was approved by the FAA. This happened earlier this year on the R66 and now it's available on Robinson's R44. The R44 auto option has all the same modes and functionality as the R66. This includes increased basic stability,...

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Driving from heaven while staying connected to the earth

The inReach series of satellite communicators </ u> </ strong> </ h2> Both inReach's satellite communicators are perfectly suited for flight. inReach is a remarkable, effective and affordable way to stay in touch. With bi-directional satellite messaging, SOS alerting and reliable...

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Robinson launches the R44 Cadet two-seater

Robinson Helicopter Company plans to launch the R44 Cadet, a two-man R44, in the first quarter of 2016. Well suited for a wide variety of utility applications, Robinson has developed Cadet with the training market in mind. The Cadet retains the same basic cell, rotor system and Lycoming O-540-F1B5...

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R66 from Robinson passes a highly anticipated snow test

On November 13, in Spray Lakes, Alberta, Canada, the R66 successfully passed the Transport Canada and FAA test to allow flights in very snowy winter conditions. Rigorous criteria require extended flights in weather conditions that are difficult to find, even in Canada. The test The test was...

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R44 helicopters delivered by Robinson’s

Robinson delivers the first R44 cadets to Heliflite in Australia. Torrance, CA - "Robinson Helicopter Company" delivered its first two production (serial numbers 30002 and 30003) of R44 helicopters cadets to Heliflite Australia, a long-time Robinson dealer. The two R44 helicopters (Cadet) seats...

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HeliClub 2016

2016 Edition: HeliClub's sole purpose, the pleasure of sharing passion and helicopter experiences between private parties. Many thanks to Kenneth Swartz for his collaboration with Capture - Caroline Methot

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Superyacht, platform design solutions for helicopters

Superyacht, helicopter platform design solutions Location of the heliport can be driven by aesthetics - with the potential dangers of turbulence and movement not always considered I met one in 1985 with the 36.8-meter Buckpasser motor yacht built at Hitachi-Zosen for an American sportsman. It was...

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Helicopter joy of life

Helicopter joie de vivre: For the past five years, private helicopter owners have converged at the St Jovite Airport north of Montreal for the annual HeliClub fly-in and training seminars. Story and photos by Kenneth I. Swartz This year’s fly-in saw 40 rotorcraft touch down on the grass runway...

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HelicoStore and Operation Enfant Soleil

HelicoStore got involved during the charity day benefiting the "Operation Sun Child" foundation. Many donations were made thanks to the support of Camping "La clé des champs and the Martel family with TML Polissage and their helicopter". Nice proof of support. </ h3> The smile of the...

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Flight Test – Bell 505 Jet Ranger X, the new Bell model

HeliStore had the privilege of previewing the brand new Bell 505 Jet Ranger X and make a flight test, and this new model will soon be certified. We made a flight test with the Bell 505. This helicopter is an good alternative to existing helicopters for all private owners. The most remarkable...

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Cadets: Robinson delivers two new helicopters to Texas

Robinson delivers two R44 Cadets to Texas Torrance, Calif. - On October 17, Robinson delivered two R44 Cadets helicopters (S / Ns 30006 and 30007) for SKY Helicopters, an FAA Part 141 flying school, and for Robinson's salesman in Garland, Texas. According to SKY President Ken Pyatt, the...

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Robinson Company highlights HeliClub

The Robinson Company notices the last HeliClub WeekEnd organized by HeliStore on May 28 and puts us in their official news letter. We are delighted. Do not miss the next HeliClub events. Read the Robinson article clicking here! Good reading.

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Marine Turbine model of R66 gets its final approval

It's official, the Robinson R66 Marine Turbine receives his final approval from EASA! After testing in July, the float installation met Sea State 4 requirements. EASA officially approved the use of the R66 Marine Turbine for emergency situations and for commercial operations. Visit the Robinson...

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Our helmets of opportunity for all pilots!

Helmets: Clark, Bose X, A20 and more! Check out the latest and best helmets in the market! Standard helmets often require a choice between comfort and noise reduction. New construction techniques have improved noise reduction and comfort. Lightness, quietness and comfort are the qualities that all...

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Robinson helicopter: The 12,000th helicopter was made!

On December 23, 2016, the 2016 Robinson R66 S / N 0763 becomes the 12000th helicopter out of the Robinson company production line. A nice way to end the year, leaked president, Kurt Robinson from the Robinson Helicopter Co. S / N 0763 will be delivered to Hover Dynamics, which is one of the 3...

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Bell 505 Jet Ranger X Official Launch Ceremony

This is the launch of the production of the brand new Bell 505 Jet Ranger X. HeliStore was pleased to be invited to the launch ceremony in Mirabel in the presence of the Minister of Innovation and the Minister of International Relations as well as Cynthia Garneau, President of Bell Helicopter. We...

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Bell 505 exclusive trial for HeliClub members

Another exclusive HeliClub event organized with Bell Textron. Some members had the privilege of discovering and piloting the brand new Bell 505 Jet Ranger X. What beautiful comments! In addition, we had the chance to attend the Cargo Hook certification tests. Upcoming news from the Bell 505 at HAI...

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HAI LAS VEGAS 2018 NEWS

Robinson: what's new! </ h2> Robinson sales were up compared to 2017, with 305 livery helicopters, the palm returned to R44 with 174 units sold. Just behind, the famous R66 with 77 units and 34 R22. Robinson was very surprised with his new avionics available on R44, R66 and Robinson is also...

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NOTICE OF AERIAL RESTRICTIONS – G7 2018

We would like to inform you with this message of a significant NOTIFICATION concerning the QUÉBEC REGION, in effect from June 1 to 10, 2018 </ strong>: Remember: </ u> </ strong> The military control zone around CYML will be active from 1 June at 1100Z (7:00 local time) until 10...

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HeliClub Weekend – How was the 2018 edition?

HeliStore's HeliClub Weekend is attracting more and more interest from common sense workshops, co-pilot, security classes and other presentations. The fun was also present this year with the official selection for the World Helicopter World Championships (WHC). We are pleased to be able to count...

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It’s the season of Ferry 2018 for Helicostore

What's better than starting the year with a great ferry to bring a fully equipped R66! From California to Montreal, what a trip! The Journal de Montréal talks about our client with whom we made the ferry. Congratulations to the happy owner!

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HeliClub 2017, a dream edition of this great event!

The HeliClub 2017 was a huge success! Another fabulous weekend between enthusiasts in the HeliClub 2017. 53 machines grouped under two days! We thank all our members, the Helicraft and Passport schools and all our partners and sponsors * for your participation. A big thank you to Cynthia Garneau...

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Bell Textron: HeliStore members visits Dallas

A full week with flights and simulator for the pilot qualification of the brand new Bell 505 at Bell Textron. To remember, Garmin 1000 full of possibilities, a practical tool, machine simple and pleasant to steal, quick start! Talk about it with Jean-Charles he will give you his impressions...

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Lithium-ion Battery Now Available for Robinson R66

Robinson Helicopter Company has now added the TB17 Lithium-ion Battery to its R66 options. TB17 from True Blue Power, a division of Mid-Continent Instrument, offers a lot of things such as: substantial weight savings improved start-up performance and longer life At 16 lbs, the TB17 is...

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FAA certifies the R66 Turbine Newscopter!

Robinson Helicopter Company has received FAA certification for its R66 Turbine Newscopter. The turnkey R66 ENG (Electronic News Gathering) helicopter is the ideal solution for television news feeds requiring a reliable, economical, turbine-powered helicopter with a state-of-the-art news delivery...

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NEW VFR PROCEDURES FOR ST.HUBERT, QC

As we would like to see you more often at our Saint-Hubert facility, we thought it would be a good idea to add a new VFR (Visual flight rules) frequency to CYHU airport. Varennes and St-Amable VFR VFRs 118.4 MHz for the Saint-Hubert tower. (From the North) VFR arrivals from Autoroute 10 / Rivière...

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Bell Helicopter appoints HeliStore as Independent Representative

Bell announced that Quebec-based HeliStore would be its first independent representative in Canada. "Bell's family of independent representatives allows us to serve our customers around the world in the best possible way. We are confident that our friends at HeliStore will be a great addition to...

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R66 Cargo Hook approved by Transport Canada

We told you about it at Hai 2018, Robinson was working hard on the certification of a freighter for the R66 Turbine. Excellent news, the cargo hook is now also approved in Canada. Perfect for operators, a nice alternative with a maximum total outdoor load of 1200 Lbs and gross weight which has...

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What’s Wrong With Robinson R44 Pilots?

Robinson R44 helicopters are death traps, right up there with Mitsubishi MU-2s and Cirrus SR22s – at least that’s according to a lot of articles you read online. A dramatic headline in The Los Angeles Times late last year was the most recent example, warning residents of southern California that...

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HeliStore R66 Official Distributor

Nous sommes heureux d'avoir été choisi comme distributeur du nouvel aéronef Robinson R66. Avec cette dernière addition, nous sommes maintenant en mesure de vous offrir la gamme complète de produits Robinson (R22, R44 et R66). EN SAVOIR PLUS SUR LE R66

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