Press Releases 2017-01-09T23:01:22+00:00

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2602, 2018

Robinson’s Production Picked up Steam in 2017

February 26th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|Comments Off on Robinson’s Production Picked up Steam in 2017

Torrance, CA — Robinson Helicopter Company produced 305 helicopters in 2017. The R44 led the way with 174, ranking as the world’s best-selling helicopter according to GAMA’s* General Aviation Aircraft Shipment 2017 Year End Report. [...]

2102, 2018

Robinson Introduces Two Garmin G500H TXi Displays

February 21st, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|Comments Off on Robinson Introduces Two Garmin G500H TXi Displays

Torrance, CA — Robinson has added Garmin’s new G500H TXi displays to its R44 and R66 options. The two TXi displays add touchscreen functionality to Garmin’s popular G500H system, and consolidate PFD/MFD information on [...]

1502, 2018

Robinson Helicopter’s Cargo Hook to Debut at Heli-Expo 2018

February 15th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|Comments Off on Robinson Helicopter’s Cargo Hook to Debut at Heli-Expo 2018

Torrance, CA — Robinson’s R66 cargo hook installation will be on display at this year’s Heli-Expo February 27th through March 1st in Las Vegas, NV. The optional cargo hook carries external loads up to [...]

1302, 2018

Wire Strike Protection for R66 Helicopters

February 13th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|Comments Off on Wire Strike Protection for R66 Helicopters

12 February 2018 - Torrance, CA — Robinson has added wire strike protection provisions to its R66 options list. Available only on R66 helicopters, the provisions are FAA certified and allow for easy, bolt-on installation of [...]

2707, 2017

FAA Certifies Robinson R66 Turbine Newscopter

July 27th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|Comments Off on FAA Certifies Robinson R66 Turbine Newscopter

13 July 2017 - Torrance, CA — Robinson Helicopter Company received FAA certification for its R66 Turbine Newscopter. The turnkey ready R66 ENG (Electronic News Gathering) helicopter is the ideal solution for television news outlets [...]

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 [...]

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