Robinson R66 Turbine Surpasses 1 Million Flight Hours

2019-09-24T14:03:59-07:00

Torrance, CA — Robinson Helicopter Company announced the R66 Turbine fleet surpassed 1,000,000 flight hours. The R66 with the Rolls-Royce RR300 turbine engine achieved the million-hour mark without a single reported in-flight engine failure. This accomplishment demonstrates a level of reliability that exceeds EASA’s stringent requirements for single-engine helicopters performing commercial operations. “We believe this [...]

Robinson R66 Turbine Surpasses 1 Million Flight Hours
2019-09-24T14:03:59-07:00

Robinson Offers NEW R66 Slimline Auxiliary Fuel Tank

2019-08-26T13:14:40-07:00

Torrance, CA — The FAA certified Robinson Helicopter’s Slimline Auxiliary Fuel Tank for its R66 Turbine helicopter. The tank holds 23.2 gallons (88 liters), roughly half the fuel of the company’s larger auxiliary fuel tank, adds approximately 1 hour to helicopter endurance, and extends its range by as much as 100 nautical miles (115 statute [...]

Robinson Offers NEW R66 Slimline Auxiliary Fuel Tank
2019-08-26T13:14:40-07:00

Philippine National Police Chooses R44s for Training

2019-08-12T09:43:13-07:00

Torrance, CA — On July 25th Robinson Helicopter Company delivered two R44 Raven IIs to the Philippine National Police (PNP). The aircraft were purchased through Robinson’s longtime dealer Lionair Inc. (Manilla, Philippines), marking the first acquisition of Robinson helicopters by the Philippine government. The PNP is the armed civilian national police force tasked with law [...]

Philippine National Police Chooses R44s for Training
2019-08-12T09:43:13-07:00

Robinson to Host USHST Safety Conference

2019-08-12T09:21:50-07:00

Torrance, CA — On August 13th-16th Robinson Helicopter Company will host the U.S. Helicopter Safety Team’s (USHST) annual meeting at its Torrance, California factory. The meeting follows the USHST’s recent call to action to the helicopter community to address rising accident rates. The safety conference kicks off with a Steering Committee meeting on Tuesday, [...]

Robinson to Host USHST Safety Conference
2019-08-12T09:21:50-07:00

Robinson Opens Dedicated Overhaul/Repair Facility

2019-07-22T13:37:01-07:00

Torrance, CA — On 12 July 2019 Robinson Helicopter Company expanded its FAA/EASA approved Repair Station by opening a stand-alone 37,000 square foot facility dedicated to repairs and overhauls. Completed in approximately 18 months, the facility was designed to streamline the repair, inspection, and overhaul process. As the size of the Robinson fleet (12,000+) [...]

Robinson Opens Dedicated Overhaul/Repair Facility
2019-07-22T13:37:01-07:00

WJZ-CBS Baltimore Adds Robinson R66 Newscopter

2019-07-11T14:26:16-07:00

Torrance, CA — On July 1st, television station WJZ of Baltimore, Maryland took delivery of a new Robinson R66 Newscopter. Owned and operated by CBS, WJZ services the 2.8 million residents in the Baltimore metropolitan area. SKY Helicopters, a longtime Robinson dealer in Garland, Texas, leased the helicopter to WJZ and will provide on-going [...]

WJZ-CBS Baltimore Adds Robinson R66 Newscopter
2019-07-11T14:26:16-07:00

Robinson Introduces a New Flight Training Guide

2019-05-14T14:44:52-07:00

Torrance, CA — (May 14, 2019) An updated flight training guide is now available from Robinson Helicopter Company, whose helicopters have become synonymous with flight training. The comprehensive guide addresses the many levels of training, from the student pilot trying to find the “hover button”, to the rated helicopter pilot transitioning into a Robinson, [...]

Robinson Introduces a New Flight Training Guide
2019-05-14T14:44:52-07:00

Robinson Delivers Two More Cadets to the University of North Dakota

2019-05-08T16:14:13-07:00

Torrance, CA- On May 8th, Robinson Helicopter Company delivered two R44 Cadets to the University of North Dakota (UND). The bright green and yellow helicopters are the latest additions to the University’s growing fleet of Cadets. As with the two previously acquired Cadets, purchased in 2017 and 2018, the new Cadets will be used for [...]

Robinson Delivers Two More Cadets to the University of North Dakota
2019-05-08T16:14:13-07:00

Robinson R22 Celebrates 40 Years

2019-02-25T12:51:05-07:00

Robinson R22 Celebrates 40 Years Torrance, CA (25 February 2019) — Robinson’s R22 officially turns 40-years-old on March 16th. In celebration, at this year’s Heli Expo convention in Atlanta, Robinson will display a new R22 (S/N 4797, N40YR) painted in the same scheme and colors as the very first R22 (S/N 0001). While the exterior [...]

Robinson R22 Celebrates 40 Years
2019-02-25T12:51:05-07:00

Robinson Adds Avidyne IFD to Options

2018-12-17T16:03:27-07:00

Torrance, CA (17 December 2018) — Robinson added Avidyne’s IFD 400 series touchscreen GPS navigators to its R22, R44 and R66 avionics options. The 400 series may be operated by either touchscreen or buttons and knobs which allows the IFD to be installed in the helicopter’s lower center console or in the pilot side console. [...]

Robinson Adds Avidyne IFD to Options
2018-12-17T16:03:27-07:00

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