On behalf of Robinson Helicopter Company, Inc. we offer our sincerest gratitude to Aerial Recon Ltd. for their tremendous efforts and assistance in completing the R66 Turbine snow certification in Canada.
Robinson began working(cold weather testing) with Aerial Recon…in January of 2011. On Friday, November 13, 2015, after newarly 5 years of waiting, false starts and searching for the correct snow conditions, testing was finally completed.
In addition to Eric Goud, Robinson thanks Luke Yanik, Ryan Goud, Roger Hogan with Genesis Helicopter Services, and Greg Oucharek with the TCAA, for their individual efforts to plan, coordinate and keep an aircraft available to fly on a moment’s notice. A special thanks to Marty Charbonneau whose know whose knowledge and flying skills in snow were critical to safely completing the testing.
It is a please to be involved with such a dedicated team of professionals. We look forward to continuing our relationship developing the R66 Turbine helicopter market in Canada
Robinson Helicopter Company
(Note from editor: This certification accomplishment approved all R66’s world wide to operate in snow)