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May
14
2019

Robinson Introduces a New Flight Training Guide

Posted by jhadmin

Torrance, CA — (May 14, 2019) An updated flight training guide is now available from Robinson Helicopter Company, whose helicopters have become synonymous with flight training. The comprehensive guide addresses the many levels of training, from the student pilot trying to find the “hover button”, to the rated helicopter pilot transitioning into a Robinson, to the all-important flight review. The guide provides students and instructors a lesson-by-lesson syllabus, which includes a written test, for each level of instruction.

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May
13
2019

Garmin Avionics on Robinson Helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

We are pleased to announce a Garmin aviation webinar for owners/operators of Robinson helicopters equipped with Garmin avionics. This free webinar is provided by Garmin and offers an overview of Garmin’s latest avionics, while also providing a general operational overview of the product line including the TXi series touchscreen flight displays, GTN series navigators, GMA audio panels, GTR digital radios, Connext® flight connectivity solutions, and GTX ADS-B transponders.

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May
09
2019

Robinson Delivers Two More Cadets to the University of North Dakota

Posted by jhadmin

Torrance, CA — On May 8th, Robinson Helicopter Company delivered two R44 Cadets to the University of North Dakota (UND). The bright green and yellow helicopters are the latest additions to the University’s growing fleet of Cadets.

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Apr
15
2019

NTSB Preliminary Report: Tampa, FL

Posted by jhadmin

On April 4, 2019, about 1416 eastern daylight time, a Robinson R44, N4046J, was substantially damaged during a forced landing to a roadway near Tampa, Florida. The pilot and passenger were not injured. The passenger in a vehicle was fatally injured and the driver incurred minor injuries from flying debris. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed, and no flight plan was filed for the positioning flight, which was destined for Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport (SRQ), Sarasota, Florida. The flight was conducted under the provisions of Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91.

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Dec
18
2018

Robinson Adds Avidyne IFD Options

Posted by jhadmin

Torrance, CA — Robinson added Avidyne’s IFD 400 series touchscreen GPS navigators to its R22, R44 and R66 avionics options. The 400 series may be operated by either touchscreen or buttons and knobs which allows the IFD to be installed in the helicopter’s lower center console or in the pilot side console. Wi-Fi, for interfacing with an iPad, and Synthetic Vision are standard.

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Dec
13
2018

Polish Air Force University Adds Robinson R44s to Fleet

Posted by jhadmin

Robinson Helicopter Company delivered two R44 Raven IIs to longtime Robinson dealer, PHU Polinar of Poland. On November 13th, PHU Polinar delivered the aircraft to the Polish Air Force University, marking the first acquisition of American helicopters to be used for military training.

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Dec
04
2018

Transport Canada Approves R66 Cargo Hook

Posted by jhadmin

Torrance, CA – On 8 November 2018, Transport Canada approved Robinson’s R66 cargo hook installation, providing Canadian commercial lift operators with a high performance, low cost solution giving them a leg up on the competition.

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May
18
2018

StandardAero Announces Agreement with Reignwood Star Aviation to Provide Rolls-Royce M250 and RR300 Engine Support

Posted by jhadmin

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.– May 16, 2018 – StandardAero recently signed an agreement with Beijing Reignwood Star General Aviation Company Limited to provide support to its fleet of Rolls-Royce M250 and RR300 engines powering the company’s Bell 407GX, 206L4, 206B3 and Robinson R66 helicopters.

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Feb
19
2018

ROBINSON HELICOPTER’S CARGO HOOK TO DEBUT AT HELI-EXPO 2018

Posted by jhadmin

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 1200 lb and, for external load operations, the R66’s maximum gross weight increases from 2700 lb to 2900 lb.

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Feb
15
2018

Wire Strike Protection for R66 Helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

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 Magellan’s WSPS (Wire Strike Protection System) sold separately by Magellan Aerospace, Winnipeg, Canada.

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