The two-seat R22 Beta II helicopter is a proven workhorse that has delivered exceptional performance in a variety of applications for over thirty years. The R22 has a two-bladed rotor system, T-bar cyclic and the latest in Robinson technology including crashworthy bladder fuel tanks.

A powder-coated steel tube structure provides a light yet rigid airframe while the aircraft’s aerodynamic fuselage optimizes airspeed and fuel economy. The R22 is powered by Lycoming’s proven O-360 engine that is derated to provide reserve power and better performance at high altitudes and in hot weather.


Center-positioned T-bar cyclic

r22 center-positioned cyclic

Removable left seat controls

r22 cyclic with left flight control removed

Integrated cyclic grip controls

r22 integrated cyclic grip controls

Collective-activated hour meter

r22 collective-activated hour meter

Under-seat storage

r22 under-seat storage

Lycoming O-360 engine

r22 o360 lycoming engine

Specifications & Dimensions

Helicopter R22 Beta II
EngineLycoming O-360, four cylinder
HorsepowerDerated to 131 hp for takeoff and 124 continuous
Maximum Gross Weight1370 lb (622 kg)
Approximate Empty Weight (including oil & standard avionics)880 lb (399 kg)
Standard Fuel (16.9 gal)101 lb (46 kg)
Auxiliary Fuel (9.4 gal)56 lb (25 kg)
Pilot, Passenger, and Baggage (with standard fuel)389 lb (176 kg)
Max Airspeed (Vne)102 kts (189 km/h)
Cruise Speedup to 96 kts (178 km/h)
Maximum Range (no reserve)approx 250 nm (460 km)
Hover Ceiling IGE at 1370 lb9400 ft
Hover Ceiling OGE at 1300 lb8000 ft
Maximum Operating Altitude14,000 ft
Electrical System14 volt
R22 Beta II dimensions

Equipment & Accessories

  • Leather seats – Detail
  • Cabin heater & defogger (dual forward outlets) – Detail
  • Impact-resistant windshields – Detail
  • Engine priming system –  Detail
  • Xenon HID landing lights  – Detail
  • Metallized upper sheave (replaces standard sheave) – Detail
  • Lightweight battery, 15 amp hour (replaces standard battery) – Detail
  • Second hourmeter, oil-pressure-activated – Detail
  • Six-hole instrument panel – Detail
  • RPM throttle governor
  • Throttle correlator
  • Carburetor heat assist
  • Main and auxiliary crashworthy fuel bladder tanks
  • Engine oil filter and quick drain
  • Removable dual controls – Detail
  • Rotor brake – Detail
  • Intercom switches – Detail
  • Avionics master switch – Detail
  • Tinted windows – Detail
  • Fabric velour seats
  • 3-point shoulder harnesses – Detail
  • Door locks – Detail
  • Engine muffler
  • Sound damping headliner
  • Underseat storage – Detail
  • Belly hardpoint
  • LED anti-collision and navigation lights – Detail
  • Dual landing lights
  • LED panel and map lights
  • Tow cart adapter – Detail
  • Ground handling wheels – Detail
  • Rotor blade tie downs – Detail
  • Windshield cover
  • Travel bag – Detail
  • Upper sheave – Detail
  • GPS Fleet Tracking Spidertracks S6 – Detail
  • David Clark H10-13H (custom cord) – Detail
  • Bose A20 headset with Bluetooth – Detail
  • Fire extinguisher (fly away delivery only) – Detail
  • Bracket for fire extinguisher – Detail
  • Accessories support bar with power plug and dual USB ports (pilot side) – Detail
  • Accessories support bar with power plug and dual USB ports (left side) – Detail
  • Garmin Flightstream 510 card (exchange for standard database card) – Detail
  • Leather seat back booster cushion – Detail
  • Velour seat back booster cushion – Detail
  • MT950-2 universal tow cart – Detail


  • PFD, Aspen Avionics EFD1000H Pilot (with slaved D.G.) – Detail
  • PFD, Aspen Avionics EFD1000H Pro with HSI (requires GPS) – Detail
  • Garmin GI-106B – Detail
  • Kelly Mfg RCA2600-3 Artificial Horizon with Slip Skid – Detail
  • Kelly Mfg RCA2600-3 Artificial Horizon with Slip Skid, windshield mount – Detail
  • Artificial Horizon, Mid-Continent 4300 with Slip Skid (mechanical gyro) – Detail
  • Directional Gyro, Mid-Continent 3300 (mechanical gyro) – Detail
  • Turn Coordinator, Mid-Continent (mechanical gyro) – Detail
  • Vertical Compass, PAI-700 (replaces standard compass) – Detail
  • Digital Chronometer, Davtron 800 (replaces standard clock) – Detail
  • Millibar Altimeter (replaces standard in-Hg) – Detail
  • Meter Altimeter (replaces standard in-Hg) – Detail
  • IVSI – Instantaneous Vertical Speed Indicator (replaces standard VSI) – Detail
  • Airspeed indicator – Detail
  • Altimeter – Detail
  • Rotor/engine dual tachometer – Detail
  • Manifold pressure gage – Detail
  • Vertical speed indicator – Detail
  • Magnetic compass – Detail
  • Gage panel and Ammeter – Detail
  • Carburetor temperature gage – Detail
  • Digital OAT gage/voltmeter – Detail
  • Hourmeter – Detail
  • Quartz clock – Detail


Options shown: artificial horizon and digital clock in upper panel

Options shown: artificial horizon, Avidyne IFD440, Garmin GTX 345 transponder, and right accessory bar (iPad not included)

Options shown: artificial horizon, Avidyne IFD440, Garmin GTX 345 transponder, and right accessory bar (iPad not included)

Standard Avionics

Stereo Intercom System, Single COM

Stereo Intercom System, Single COM

Garmin GTR 225B COM Radio

Garmin GTR 225

Garmin GTX 335 Transponder w ADS-B Out

Garmin GTX 335 Transponder

Optional Avionics

Garmin GMA 350Hc Audio Panel

Garmin GMA 350Hc Audio Panel

Garmin GTN 635 GPS/COM

Garmin GTN 635 GPS/COM

Garmin GTN 650 GPS/COM/NAV

Garmin GTN 650 GPS

Avidyne IFD440 (without NAV)*

Avidyne IFD440 (without NAV)*

Garmin GTX 345 Transponder with ADS-B Out/In

Garmin GTX 345 Transponder

FreeFlight RA4000 / RA4500 Radar Altimeter

FreeFllight RA4000/RA4500 Radar Altimeter

Kannad 406 Integra AF-406 MHz ELT

Kannad 406 Integra ELT

Bose A20 Aviation Headset

Bose A20 Headset