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1008, 2020

Robinson Delivers R66 Serial Number 1000

August 10th, 2020|Categories: News, Press Releases|Comments Off on

Robinson Delivers R66 Serial Number 1000

Torrance, CA — On July 29th, Robinson delivered R66 Turbine serial number 1000 to Robinson dealer Les Gillespie of Gardner Aviation (Peachtree City, GA). FAA-certified in October 2010, the first production R66 was delivered [...]

2107, 2020

FAA Approves Lycoming’s Electronic Ignition System on Robinson Helicopters

July 21st, 2020|Categories: News, Press Releases|Comments Off on

FAA Approves Lycoming’s Electronic Ignition System on Robinson Helicopters

Torrance, CA — R22 and R44 helicopters purchased after January 15th 2020 will be outfitted with Lycoming's recently certified Electronic Ignition System (EIS). The EIS offers increased reliability, improved starting characteristics, and reduced maintenance. The [...]

906, 2020

FAA Approves Shadin Fuel Flow Meter on Robinson R66 Turbine Helicopters

June 9th, 2020|Categories: News, Press Releases|Comments Off on

FAA Approves Shadin Fuel Flow Meter on Robinson R66 Turbine Helicopters

Torrance, CA — Robinson Helicopter Company is now offering Shadin Avionics’ fuel flow meter on new R66s equipped with Garmin GTN 6xx or 750 GPS navigators. The fuel flow meter provides real-time fuel flow [...]

1305, 2020

Robinson’s Impact-Resistant Windshields Improve Bird Strike Protection

May 13th, 2020|Categories: News, Press Releases|Comments Off on

Robinson’s Impact-Resistant Windshields Improve Bird Strike Protection

Torrance, CA — Robinson introduces optional impact-resistant windshields for R22, R44, and R66 helicopters to provide protection from bird strikes. Due to the lack of requirements governing small category helicopters, Robinson based the impact-resistant design [...]

2204, 2020

Six Robinson Helicopters Delivered to Hunan, China

April 22nd, 2020|Categories: News, Press Releases|Comments Off on

Six Robinson Helicopters Delivered to Hunan, China

Torrance, CA — Robinson Helicopter Company delivered three R44 Cadets and three R22s to Robinson dealer General Aviation Services of Hunan, China. This marks the first delivery of an R44 Cadet to China. All [...]

2701, 2020

Robinson Newscopters Deliver News in Washington D.C. and Tampa, Florida

January 27th, 2020|Categories: News, Press Releases|Comments Off on

Robinson Newscopters Deliver News in Washington D.C. and Tampa, Florida

Torrance, CA — Robinson Newscopters continue to make inroads into major media markets in the U.S. with Washington D.C. and Tampa, Florida, becoming the latest to employ Robinson Electric News Gathering (ENG) helicopters. SKY Helicopters, [...]

2409, 2019

Robinson R66 Turbine Surpasses 1 Million Flight Hours

September 24th, 2019|Categories: News, Press Releases|Comments Off on

Robinson R66 Turbine Surpasses 1 Million Flight Hours

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 [...]

2608, 2019

Robinson Offers NEW R66 Slimline Auxiliary Fuel Tank

August 26th, 2019|Categories: News, Press Releases|Comments Off on

Robinson Offers NEW R66 Slimline Auxiliary Fuel Tank

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, [...]

608, 2019

Philippine National Police Chooses R44s for Training

August 6th, 2019|Categories: News, Press Releases|Comments Off on

Philippine National Police Chooses R44s for Training

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. (Manila, Philippines), marking the first [...]

3007, 2019

Robinson to Host USHST Safety Conference

July 30th, 2019|Categories: News, Press Releases|Comments Off on

Robinson to Host USHST Safety Conference

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 [...]

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