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Feb
08
2017

MIRABEL HELI-SUPPORT CHOOSES RAMM AEROSPACE R44 INTERIOR

Posted by jhadmin

Saint-Laurent, Quebec – February 08, 2017 – Mirabel Heli-Support chooses the RAMM Aerospace R44 Interior Kit for their latest R44 2200 hour/12 year overhaul. The RAMM Interior Kit includes replacement carpet, leather control boots, a wipe clean bulkhead/headliner kit as well as seats completely refurbished with new superior foam and genuine European leather dress covers.

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Jan
26
2017

RAMM AEROSPACE ANNOUNCES TRANSPORT CANADA APPROVED R44 WIPE CLEAN BULKHEAD/HEADLINER KIT

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Saint-Laurent, Quebec - RAMM Aerospace is pleased to announce the Transport Canada approval of their R44 Wipe Clean Bulkhead/Headliner Kit. FAA and EASA approvals are pending.

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Jan
20
2017

University of North Dakota Adds Robinson R44 Cadet Trainer

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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.

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Jan
09
2017

Aero Dynamix Inc. (ADI) today announces another aircraft model and STC added to their long list of NVG certifications

Posted by jhadmin

Aero Dynamix Inc. (ADI) today announces another aircraft model and STC added to their long list of NVG certifications. The FAA has issued STC# SR9868AC to ADI for the Robinson R44 Night Vision Compatible Lighting System which is comprised of a combination of both internal avionics modifications as well as the addition of a NVIS white LED overlay and instrument cluster. “As this platform has successfully grown and gained popularity in the marketplace over the years it’s been an opportunity that we have been looking forward to for some time.” said ADI’s Chief Operating Officer Tonka Hufford. “Our team is very proud of this modification and once again provided the superior solution in both night and day time instrument readability for our customers.”

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Oct
21
2016

Robinson Delivers Two R44 Cadets to Texas

Posted by jhadmin

Torrance, CA — 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 Pyatt, the affordability of the Cadet along with the optional glass technology, HeliSAS Autopilot and air conditioning make it a very appealing trainer. The Cadet’s longer 2400 TBO brings its hourly operating cost closer to the R22, a plus for flight schools and pilots trying to build hours.

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Sep
01
2016

Brazil Certifies Apollo Spray System’s DTM-3 for Robinson R22 Helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

Brazil’s Aviation Authority (ANAC) has issued STC 2016S08-03 for Apollo Spray’s DTM-3 agricultural spray system for all R22 helicopters. Apollo now has ANAC STC’d Spray Systems for both R22 and R44 helicopters. Apollo Spray manufactures the lightest weight, easy to use, cost effective spray systems available for R22 and R44 Helicopters.

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Tags: ANAC Brazil Aviation Authority R22 R44 Robinson Helicopter STC 2016S08-03
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Jul
19
2016

Robinson Delivers First Production R44 Cadet Helicopters to Heliflite Australia

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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.

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Jul
11
2016

Robinson R44 Raven II and Cadet Now Available with Garmin G500H

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Torrance, CA — Robinson Helicopter Company announces the Garmin G500H Avionics Display System is now an option on new R44 Raven II and Cadet helicopters.

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Jul
08
2016

NTSB Report on El Centro, CA Released

Posted by jhadmin

On June 27, 2016, at 2010 Pacific daylight time, a Robinson R44 helicopter, N8325X, experienced a loss of engine power during cruise and made a forced landing to an open field in El Centro, California. Custom Ag operated the helicopter under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 137 as an agricultural crop dusting operation. The pilot, the sole occupant, was not injured. The helicopter sustained substantial damage to the tail boom. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the night local crop dusting flight that departed a private airstrip about 2000, the night of the accident.

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Jun
23
2016

NTSB Report on Chatham, MA Released

Posted by jhadmin

On June 17, 2016, about 1245 eastern daylight time, a Robinson R44, N141TM, operated by Ryan Rotors, was substantially damaged during a forced landing to a pond, following a total loss of engine power while maneuvering near Chatham, Massachusetts. The commercial pilot and passenger were seriously injured. The local aerial photography flight was conducted under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed and no flight plan was filed for the flight that originated at Plymouth Municipal Airport (PYM), Plymouth, Massachusetts, about 1200.

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May
10
2016

FAA Approves Robinson R44 Cadet Helicopter

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Torrance, CA— 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 (with floats $367,000) will appeal to the training market as well as operators that want the economy of a small helicopter with the comfort, power, and performance of a larger helicopter.

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Apr
08
2016

FRASCA R44/S300 Simulators for China

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Urbana, IL. FRASCA International, Inc. has received an order for two Helicopter Flight Training Devices (FTDs) for China Flying Dragon General Aviation Co. Ltd, located in the Heilongjiang Province, China. The two S300/R44 FTDs will be convertible between the Schweizer S300 and the Robinson R44.

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Apr
06
2016

Northumbria Helicopters becomes tenth UK Guimbal Cabri School

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Kemble – Northumbria Helicopters, based at Newcastle Airport, have become the tenth training school to offer the Guimbal G2 Cabri in the UK. The company, now Britain’s most northerly Cabri operator, has taken a helicopter on lease from Cotswold Helicopter Centre. This will add to the Robinson R44s operated by Northumbria Helicopters, of which they have two at Newcastle and one in Northern Ireland.

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Tags: Cabri operator Cotswold Helicopter Centre Guimbal G2 Cabri Newcastle Airport Northumbria Helicopters R44 Robinson Helicopter
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Apr
05
2016

Touchstone Helicopters was opened in 2004 with two R22s for lease and has since grown to be one of the largest helicopter leasing companies specializing in Robinson helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

Touchstone Helicopters was opened in 2004 with two R22s for lease and has since grown to be one of the largest helicopter leasing companies specializing in Robinson helicopters. Touchstone is owned and operated by John Ward Nielsen. John’s experience as a helicopter pilot since 1987 in charter, ENG, aerial production, and as a flight school owner showed him the challenges that helicopter operators face and lead him to make the decision to provide leased Robinson helicopters to flight schools, private pilots, and business users. Over the last twelve years the Touchstone fleet has grown to 40 Robinson helicopters including 15 R44s.

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Mar
18
2016

Defense Export and Logistics Brings Foreign Overhaul Contract of Thai R44 Raven Helicopter Fleet to US Based Maintenance and Repair Operator

Posted by jhadmin

Tukwila, Washington U.S.A. – United States based Defense Export & Logistics (DXL) announces its successful negotiation and finalization of a contract to supply the Thailand Department of Civil Aviation a helicopter Overhaul & Maintenance program. The turn-key program will be implemented to perform the OEM-required 2,200 flight hour ‘total aircraft overhaul’ maintenance procedure to its fleet of Robinson R44 Raven Helicopters.

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Tags: Defense Export & Logistics DXL OEM R44 Robinson Helicopters Thailand Department of Civil Aviation
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Mar
09
2016

UNIVERSAL HELICOPTERS, A ROBINSON DEALER LOCATED IN UTAH OFFERS A NEW HELIWAGON FREE OF CHARGE, WHEN A CUSTOMER BUYS A NEW ROBINSON R44 0R R66 THROUGH THEIR DEALERSHIP.

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Universal Helicopters now includes a new 12’ x 14’ Heliwagon with every purchase of a Robinson R66 and R44.

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Feb
20
2016

Robinson Helicopter Company Now Accepting Orders for New R44 Cadet Helicopter

Posted by jhadmin

Torrance, CA—Robinson is officially accepting orders for its new two-place R44 Cadet. The introductory price with standard equipment is $339,000 USD, the float equipped version is $367,000 USD, and the required non-refundable deposit is $40,000 USD. Serial numbers will not be assigned and delivery dates will not be confirmed until FAA certification is complete.

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Feb
12
2016

Robinson’s R44 and R66 Helicopters Rank Number One in Sales in 2015

Posted by jhadmin

Torrance, CA – Robinson Helicopter Company’s R44 Raven II ranked as the world’s topselling helicopter while its R66 became the world’s top-selling civil turbine helicopter according to the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) General Aviation Aircraft Shipment 2015 Year End Report. Robinson delivered 347 helicopters (117 R66s, 152 R44 Raven IIs, 44 R44 Raven Is, and 34 R22s) in 2015 marking a slight increase over the 329 produced in 2014.

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Tags: GAMA General Aviation Manufacturers Association R22 R44 R66 Robinson Robinson Helicopter Company
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Feb
03
2016

FRASCA Delivers R44 FTD to Sky Safari, China

Posted by jhadmin

Febuary 2, 2016. Urbana, IL. Frasca International, Inc. announces that Sky Safari General Aviation Co, Ltd., Shanghai, China, has taken delivery of a new FRASCA R44 Level 5 Flight Training Device (FTD). The FRASCA R44FTD is a high fidelity simulator for the Robinson R44 helicopter. The simulator cockpit accurately replicates the R44 aircraft, including panels, controls and instrumentation. Additional features include FRASCA’s TruVision™ visual system providing highly realistic visual training environments.

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Tags: Flight Training Device Frasca International FRASCA R44 FTD Inc. R44 Robinson Robinson Helicopter Sky Safari General Aviation TruVision
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