Press Releases

1707, 2017

Lithium-ion Battery Now Available for Robinson R66

July 17th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|Comments Off on Lithium-ion Battery Now Available for Robinson R66

July 17, 2017 - Torrance, CA— Robinson Helicopter Company has now added the TB17 Lithium-ion battery to its R66 options. TB17 by True Blue Power, a division of Mid-Continent Instrument, offers substantial weight savings, improved starter [...]

303, 2017

FAA Approves New Inlet Barrier Filter for Robinson R66

March 3rd, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|Comments Off on FAA Approves New Inlet Barrier Filter for Robinson R66

March 3, 2017 - Torrance, CA— Robinson Helicopter Company announced FAA approval of a new Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) for use in R66 Turbine helicopters. Developed specifically for the R66 by Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, [...]

2501, 2017

Robinson Helicopter Company Delivers 12,000th Helicopter

January 25th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|Comments Off on Robinson Helicopter Company Delivers 12,000th Helicopter

Torrance, CA— On December 23, 2016 R66 S/N 0763 became the 12,000th helicopter to roll off Robinson Helicopter’s production line. “A nice way to end the year,” said Robinson President, Kurt Robinson. S/N 0763 will [...]

1801, 2017

University of North Dakota Adds Robinson R44 Cadet Trainer

January 18th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|Comments Off on University of North Dakota Adds Robinson R44 Cadet Trainer

Torrance, CA— On January 13th, Robinson Helicopter Company delivered an R44 Cadet to the University of North Dakota (UND). This is the first Cadet to be used in UND’s prestigious flight training program. UND Aerospace [...]

1001, 2017

Robinson’s R66 Turbine Marine Receives EASA Final Approval

January 10th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|Comments Off on Robinson’s R66 Turbine Marine Receives EASA Final Approval

Torrance, CA— On December 20, 2016 EASA issued final approval for the R66 Turbine Marine pop-out float installation. After tests conducted in July demonstrated the pop-out float installation meets Sea State 4 requirements, EASA officially [...]

1710, 2016

Robinson Delivers Two R44 Cadets to Texas

October 17th, 2016|Categories: Press Releases|Comments Off on Robinson Delivers Two R44 Cadets to Texas

On October 17th, Robinson Helicopter Company delivered two R44 Cadet helicopters (S/Ns 30006 and 30007) to SKY Helicopters, an FAA part 141 flight school, and Robinson’s dealer in Garland, Texas. According to SKY’s President Ken [...]

1807, 2016

Robinson Delivers First Production R44 Cadet Helicopters to Heliflite Australia

July 18th, 2016|Categories: News, Press Releases|Comments Off on 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 [...]

1507, 2016

FAA Approves Garmin GTX335 and GTX345 Transponders for Robinson Helicopters

July 15th, 2016|Categories: News, Press Releases|Comments Off on 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 [...]

1107, 2016

Robinson R44 Raven and Cadet Now Available with Garmin G500H

July 11th, 2016|Categories: News, Press Releases|Comments Off on 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 [...]

905, 2016

FAA Approves Robinson R44 Cadet Helicopter

May 9th, 2016|Categories: News, Press Releases|Comments Off on FAA Approves Robinson R44 Cadet Helicopter

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 [...]