Robinson r-44


1991

Derived from r-22

1991





r-44
The Robinson R44 is a four-place light helicopter which first flown on 31 March 1990 receiving FAA certification in December 1992. The 1000th R44 was delivered by February 2001. Based on the two-place Robinson R22, the R44 features hydraulically-assisted flight controls


Model News

R44 to Survey National Grid’ Pipeline Fleet, 19-Mar-17 : Three Helicentre Aviation’ R44 Raven II helicopters replacing leased Bell 206 in the UK’s National Grid largest onshore pipeline surveillance contract

Garmin G500H for R44 with New Enhancements, 07-Mar-17 : Heli-Expo 2017 Garmin announced a series of enhancements and an expanded feature set for its G500H glass flight display STC in Robinson R44 helicopters

R44 Wipe Clean Bulkhead Headliner Kit, 25-Jan-17 : RAMM Aerospace announce the Transport Canada approval of their R44 Wipe Clean Bulkhead/Headliner Kit. FAA and EASA approvals are pending.

Second Generation Wheels for Robinsons, 09-Jan-17 : Helitowcart from Quebec, best known for its sturdy wheels for Robinson helicopters, is introducing its 2nd Generation to be used in the R44 and R66 models

Aero Dynamix Night Vision Lighting System for R44, 03-Jan-17 : FAA has issued STC# SR9868AC to ADI for the Robinson R44 Night Vision Compatible Lighting System

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Specifications

Engine: 1 x Lycoming O-540
Capacity: 1 + 3
Length: (m) 9
Height: (m) 3.3
Blades: 2
Rotor diam.: (m) 10
Disc area: (m2)
Weight: (kgs) Empty: 650     Max: 1100
Speed: (km/h) Cruise: 200     Max: 240
Range: (km) 560
Ceiling: (m)     Max: 4000
Rate/Climb: (m/min)
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Derivatives

ModelYearHistory
R44 Astro 1992
R44 Police 1997 Raven or Raven II equipped for police duties. : Receives FAA certification in July 1997
R44 Newscopter 1998
R44 Clipper 1999
R44 Raven 2000
R44 II 2002
R44 Raven II 2002
R44 Clipper II 2003
r-66 2007 The Robinson 66 is a five-seat turbine-powered helicopter slightly faster and smoother than the previous R44 and it also features a separate c ...
R44 Cadet 2015 A two-place R44 introduced in 2016 developed with the training market in mind. The airframe, rotor system, and power plant are the same as the ...


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