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FAA Announces 5 Year Retirement on R22 and R44 Main Rotor Blades

December 05, 2014

Long Awaited R44 and R22 Main Rotor Blade AD DECEMBER 5, 2014- The Federal Aviation Administration today issued Airworthiness Directive 2014-23-16 effecting Model R22, R22 Alpha, R22 Beta, and R22 Mariner helicopters with main rotor blade (blade), part number (P/N) A016-2 or A016-4; and Model R44 Astro, Raven I and R44 II helicopters with blade, P/N C016-2 or […]

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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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