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Rotorcorp Named 2017 Interise “Company to Watch” Finalist

July 12, 2017

Atlanta helicopter parts distributor to achieve national recognition ATLANTA, July 7 2017- Rotorcorp announced today that it has been named by executive training company Ineterise as a finalist for the “Company to Watch” award for 2017, as part of the Federal Small Business Administration Emerging Leaders program.  Administered by Ineterise, the Emerging Leaders Initiative is […]


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Rotorcorp Selected as a 2017 Atlanta Metro Export Challenge Semi-Finalist

Atlanta Helicopter Parts Distributor Receives $5,000 Grant to Grow Exports ATLANTA – June 9, 2017 Rotorcorp LLC is a recipient of a $5,000 grant and a semi-finalist in the annual Atlanta Metro Export Challenge (Atlanta MEC), a grant competition supported by JPMorgan Chase, UPS and Partnership Gwinnett, which boosts support for small and medium-sized businesses […]


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Rotorcorp Reaches Ten Thousand Followers on Facebook

March 03, 2016

A small business grows customers through focus on global social engagement   When Rotorcorp began operations in 2011, social media outlets like Facebook were revealing themselves as a real way for small business with limited reach to engage with prospective customers around the world. For Rotorcorp, an Atlanta-based helicopter parts company specializing Robinson Helicopters, Facebook […]


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Robinson Helicopter Company Introduces New R44 Cadet 2 Place Utility Trainer

November 18, 2015

Welcome Change Promises Utility and Training Improvements to R44 Design Torrance, CA – Robinson Helicopter Company plans to debut the R44 Cadet, a twoplace R44, in the first quarter of 2016. While suitable for a wide variety of utilitarian applications, Robinson developed the Cadet with the training market in mind. The Cadet retains the same […]


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Robinson Upgrades R66 Police Helicopter

July 30, 2015

Torrance, CA — Robinson Helicopter Company announced its R66 Turbine Police Helicopter with the FLIR Systems Ultra 8000 Infrared Camera and the Spectrolab SX-7 searchlight with 30-million candlepower has been reconfigured to include a multitude of upgrades. This high performance 4-place police helicopter comes standard with a Garmin G500H Primary and Multifunction Display System (PFD/MFD), […]


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With Recent AD, Clock Running Out on R44 Astro Fleet

December 10, 2014

Does recent AD spell the end for Robinson’s R44 Astro helicopter fleet? Overview of AD 2014-23-16 On December 5th, 2014 the Federal Aviation Administration issued Airworthiness Directive 2014-23-16 which affects certain part numbered (prior revision) main rotor blades on Robinson  R22 and R44 helicopters.   Read the Rotorcorp AD summary here. Publication of AD 2014-23-16 came after […]


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Helicopter Jailbreaks Become a Booming Business in Canadian Province

June 09, 2014

Creative helicopter pilots in Quebec are beginning to realize a new revenue stream for chartered flights – prison breaks by air.  Becoming bored with hauling tourists over local landmarks and migrating moose herds, Canadian operators are finding soaring profits and excitement in this new cottage industry of penitentiary air lifts. “The biggest challenge is marketing” […]


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Lycoming Eliminates Frequent Use Requirement on 2200 TBO Engines

March 08, 2014

TBO Extended 200 hours for Lycoming Engines in R22 and R44 Helicopters Torrance, CA — Lycoming Service Instruction No. 1009AW (February 24, 2014) eliminates the previous 2200 time-between-overhaul (TBO) requirement that specified engines be used in “frequent” service, defined as 40 hours or more per month. The Service Instruction extends the engine overhaul period from 2000 to 2200 […]


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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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