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Robinson Extends Rebate Deadline for R44 Fuel Tanks

April 23, 2013

Are you one of the hold outs on retrofitting your Robinson R44 Helicopter with bladder fuel tanks in compliance with Service Bulletin 78B?  This service bulletin requires R44 Astro, Raven I and Raven II helicopters with all-aluminum fuel tanks to be outfitted with bladder-type tanks  to improve the fuel system’s resistance to a post-accident fuel […]

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Robinson R66 Helicopter Receives Russian Certification

March 21, 2013

Torrance, CA — On 15 March 2013, the IAC AR, Russia’s FAA equivalent, issued its type certificate for the R66 Turbine. With twenty-two R66 helicopters built and awaiting export to Russia, the long awaited news was a cause for celebration. The Russian certification process, which began in November 2010, concluded in early March 2013 shortly after […]

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Robinson Helicopter Company Issues Service Bulletin for R44 Air Filters

September 05, 2012

Robinson Helicopter Company released Service Bulletin 85 for all of R44 model helicopters after receiving reports about deterioration and cracking of the rubberized seal where the filter assembly is fitted to the air box.  In researching the issue, RHC believes that the defect is limited to a specific lot of the C771-1 air filters.  If filters with a […]

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