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FAA Approves Garmin GTX335 and GTX345 Transponders for Robinson Helicopters

2017-01-09T23:01:31-07:00

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 [...]

FAA Approves Garmin GTX335 and GTX345 Transponders for Robinson Helicopters2017-01-09T23:01:31-07:00

Robinson R44 Raven and Cadet Now Available with Garmin G500H

2017-01-09T23:01:31-07:00

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 [...]

Robinson R44 Raven and Cadet Now Available with Garmin G500H2017-01-09T23:01:31-07:00

FAA Approves Robinson R44 Cadet Helicopter

2017-01-09T23:01:32-07:00

Torrance, CA — On 6 May 2016, Robinson Helicopter Company received FAA certification for its two-place R44 Cadet helicopter. Combining the best of the R22 and R44, Robinson believes the Cadet’s modest price of $339,000 (with floats $367,000) will appeal to the training market as well as operators that want the economy of a small [...]

FAA Approves Robinson R44 Cadet Helicopter2017-01-09T23:01:32-07:00

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

2016-10-11T17:06:20-07:00

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 [...]

New Collective-Activated Hour Meter Reduces Operating Costs for R22 Beta II2016-10-11T17:06:20-07:00

FAA Certifies Auxiliary Fuel Tank for R66 Turbine

2017-01-09T23:01:34-07:00

Torrance, CA — Robinson Helicopter Company announces an optional 43-gallon auxiliary fuel tank for its R66 Turbine helicopter, extending the helicopter’s range by as much as 200 nautical miles (230 statute miles). The fuel tank mounts on a fiberglass tray that installs in the forward section of the baggage compartment. The tank occupies two-thirds of [...]

FAA Certifies Auxiliary Fuel Tank for R66 Turbine2017-01-09T23:01:34-07:00

Robinson to Deliver 700th R66 Helicopter

2016-10-11T17:06:38-07:00

Torrance, California – Robinson’s 700th R66 Turbine rolled off the production line on December 18, 2015, five years after the 5-place helicopter was FAA certificated. Serial Number 700 is an R66 Turbine Marine, which is an R66 equipped with pop-out floats, and will be delivered to Robinson Dealer Air Technology Belgium. This will be the [...]

Robinson to Deliver 700th R66 Helicopter2016-10-11T17:06:38-07:00

Robinson R66 Passes Long-Awaited Snow Test

2017-01-09T23:01:34-07:00

Torrance, CA – On November 13th, in Spray Lakes, Canada, Robinson’s R66 Turbine passed the FAA's and Transport Canada's test to allow flight in snow conditions. The stringent test requires extended flight in weather conditions that are difficult to find even in Canada. When alerted by Canadian based dealer Eric Gould of Aerial Recon that [...]

Robinson R66 Passes Long-Awaited Snow Test2017-01-09T23:01:34-07:00

Robinson Introduces the Two-Place R44 Cadet

2017-01-09T23:01:34-07:00

Torrance, CA – Robinson Helicopter Company plans to debut the R44 Cadet, a two-place R44, in the first quarter of 2016. While suitable for a wide variety of utilitarian applications, Robinson developed the Cadet with the training market in mind. The Cadet retains the same basic airframe, rotor system, and Lycoming O-540-F1B5 engine as the [...]

Robinson Introduces the Two-Place R44 Cadet2017-01-09T23:01:34-07:00

Robinson Introduces New R44 & R66 Autopilot and Aspen Primary Flight Display Package

2017-01-09T23:01:34-07:00

Torrance, CA — The same Genesys Aerosystems HeliSAS (Helicopter Stability Augmentation System) and autopilot that was FAA approved on the R66 earlier this year is now available on Robinson’s top selling R44. The R44 autopilot option has all of the same modes and functionality as the R66 including basic stability augmentation, heading hold, altitude hold, [...]

Robinson Introduces New R44 & R66 Autopilot and Aspen Primary Flight Display Package2017-01-09T23:01:34-07:00

Robinson Upgrades R66 Police Helicopter

2017-01-09T23:01:34-07:00

Torrance, CA — Robinson Helicopter Company announced its R66 Turbine Police Helicopter with the FLIR Systems Ultra 8000 Infrared Camera and the Spectrolab SX-7 searchlight with 30-million candlepower has been reconfigured to include a multitude of upgrades. This high performance 4-place police helicopter comes standard with a Garmin G500H Primary and Multifunction Display System (PFD/MFD), a Garmin GTN 635 [...]

Robinson Upgrades R66 Police Helicopter2017-01-09T23:01:34-07:00

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