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Serviceable R44 KI-196-2 Bladder Fuel Tanks For Sale- New Metal

December 15, 2014

Serviceable KI-196-2  Bladder Fuel Tanks $6800- SOLD Rotorcorp is pleased to offer a complete serviceable KI-196-2 bladder fuel tank retrofit kit for sale.  Everything required for compliance with Service Bulletin 78 is included, please see KI-196 R44-series Bladder Fuel Tank Installation Kit Instructions for complete list of factory new installation components included in the sale.  Due to […]


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Bladder Fuel Tank Service Bulletin for Robinson R22 Helicopters

January 09, 2014

Service Bulletin 109- Mandatory Installation of KI-217-1 Bladder Fuel Tanks for Robinson R22 Helicopters Today, Robinson Helicopter Company issued Service Bulletin 109 for the R22 Helicopter. This bulletin requires subject aircraft with all-aluminum fuel tanks to be retrofitted with bladder-type fuel tanks to improve resistance of the fuel system to a post-crash fire. Subject aircraft- all R22 […]


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Robinson to install Bladder Fuel Tanks on New R22 Helicopters

April 23, 2013

Original Posted on Helihub As the April 30th deadline looms for compliance with Service Bulletin 78 for its R44 ine Robinson Helicopter Co have this week advised all of their distributors that new R22 helicopters from serial number 4622 will be fitted with a bladder fuel tank and not an aluminium one as before. The […]


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Robinson Extends Rebate Deadline for R44 Fuel Tanks

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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Rotorcorp Offers Free Bladder Fuel Tank Retrofit Kit with Purchase of R44 Overhaul Kit

June 21, 2012

On June 15th, 2012 Robinson Helicopter Company released an announcement offering R44 Astro, Raven I and Raven II operators a $1000 rebate on the KI-196 Bladder Tank Retrofit Kits in accordance with Service Bulletin 78A.  This bulletin requires R44 helicopters with all-aluminum fuel tanks to be retrofitted with bladder-type tanks.   To improve the R44 fuel system’s resistance […]


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Robinson Discontinues Stainless Steel MR Blades for R44 Astro and Raven I

April 06, 2012

As of April 1st 2012, Robinson Helicopter Company has discontinued sales of and is no longer filling orders for the older-style stainless steel MR blades for R44 Astro and Raven I helicopters.  Per AD 2011-12-10 and R44 Service Letter 37– Robinson introduced new C016-7 aluminum-skinned blades to increase dent resistance and reduce corrosion that resulted in instances of […]


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