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Rotorcorp Solves Crankshaft Replacement Problem for Robinson R44 Owners

January 30, 2013

Airworthiness Directive 2012-19-01  has been issued by the FAA in September of 2012 for certain O540 and IO-540 engines installed in Robinson R44 helicopters. RotorCorp has arranged for priority pricing on Lycoming factory overhauled and rebuilt zero time engines that renders this new AD a non-issue for R44 helicopter owners around the world. The AD […]

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Rotorcorp Sale on Robinson R22, R44 and R66 Special Tools

October 22, 2012

A helicopter can only be properly maintained with the proper RHC special tools.  Most inspections and repairs just cannot be done properly, or at all, without themThat’s why until December 30th, 2012 Rotorcorp is offering significant discounts on our complete line of RHC tools! While we offer any individual tools you may need, Rotorcorp has […]

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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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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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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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Robinson Helicopter Company Issues 5 Service Bulletins

February 27, 2012

On February 21st, 2012 Robinson Helicopter Company issued five Service Bulletins covering required improvements to the company’s R22, R44 and R66 model helicopters.  Details of each service bulletin is provided below for the consideration of owners, operators and maintenance personnel: Robinson R22 Service Bulletin 106 (SB-106): Rotor Brake Switch Robinson R44 Service Bulletin 78A (SB-78A): Revised SB, […]

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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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