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New iPhone/iPad app helps Robinson R22 and R44 preflight | Helihub – the Helicopter Industry Data Source

March 08, 2012

New iPhone/iPad app helps Robinson R22 and R44 preflight | Helihub – the Helicopter Industry Data Source. A re-post from our friends at HeliHub (Thanks Jeremy) Swiss software developers MaxPower have just launched a very helpful app for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad to help in the preflight calculations for a Robinson R22 Beta II […]

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February 15, 2012 By Robert Goyer / Published: Feb 15, 2012 Related Tags: Retrofit Avionics, News Rate it! or Garmin G500H Enlarge Photo Photo: Garmin At the indoor static at Heli-Expo Garmin was showing off its STC retrofit of the G500H flat panel avionics into the popular Robinson R44 four-place piston powered helicopter. The STC can be […]

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Aspen avionics available on Robinson helicopters

February 13, 2012

Aspen avionics available on Robinson helicopters. By Alton K. Marsh Aspen Avionics Evolution glass cockpits will be offered on Robinson R22, R44, and turbine R66 models. The Evolution primary flight display will be a factory option late this year. Aspen Avionics systems are already available on the Bell 206 and Eurocopter AS350. The standard features […]

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Inspection Tips for R44 C014-17 Pop-Out Floats

December 20, 2011

Channel Islands Helicopters Tests R44 Pop-Out Floats The annual roll-out inspection or the 3 year pop inspection of the r44 floats used to be a major wrestling match… my arms and shoulders would be sore for a few days afterward, then  I learned a few basics tricks!   First is that a helicopter maintenance dolly is essential. Having […]

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RotorCorp working with Apical on R66 Pop-out float STC

September 23, 2011

The Robinson R66 helicopter is not complete without a set of Pop-out floats;  that is my opinion. The best flying is beyond gliding distance from shore, and 70% of the earth is covered in water.  When I first got into the helicopter industry over twelve years ago a mentor told me that helicopters find work […]

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