Robinson Delivers First Production R44 Cadet Helicopters to Heliflite Australia

Torrance, CA — Robinson Helicopter Company delivered its first two (serial numbers 30002 and 30003) production R44 Cadet helicopters to Heliflite Australia, a longtime Robinson dealer. The two-place R44 Cadet received FAA certification on 6 May 2016. The Cadet features ample cargo room in the aft compartment. A reduced maximum gross weight of 2200 lb [...]

FAA Approves Garmin GTX335 and GTX345 Transponders for Robinson Helicopters

Torrance, CA — FAA approves Garmin’s GTX 335 and 345 Mode S transponders for use in Robinson R22, R44 and R66 helicopters. The newly approved transponders meet impending ADS-B Out regulations without requiring a standalone GPS. Priced at $3,900, the GTX 335 enables owners and operators to meet impending regulations with minimal expense. At $6,300, the [...]

Robinson R44 Raven and Cadet Now Available with Garmin G500H

Torrance, CA — Robinson Helicopter Company announces the Garmin G500H Avionics Display System is now an option on new R44 Raven II and Cadet helicopters.Previously available only on the R66 Turbine helicopter, the G500H system is a combination Primary Flight Display and Multifunction Display (PFD/MFD) which provides flight instrumentation, moving map navigation, and situational awareness [...]

New Collective-Activated Hour Meter Reduces Operating Costs for R22 Beta II

Torrance, CA — Robinson Helicopter Company Inc. announced today that a collectiveactivated hour meter along with an updated hub and redesigned main rotor spindles are standard on all new R22 Beta II helicopters. Previously, the R22 used an oil-pressure-activated meter which records all engine run time. The new collective activated meter records collectiveup (flight) time [...]