R44

ROBINSON R-44

Aircraft
Name
R-44
Manufacturer
Wing
Rotary
Position
Two-blade main rotor
Tail
Two-blade tail rotor
WTC
L
Type Code
H1P
Engine
Piston
Engine Count
Single
Position
Above cabin
Landing gear
Skids
Manufacturered as
ROBINSON Clipper
ROBINSON Astro
ROBINSON R-44 Astro
ROBINSON R-44 Clipper
ROBINSON Raven
ROBINSON R-44 Raven

R44

The Robinson R44 is a four-place light helicopter produced by the Robinson Helicopter Company since 1992. Based on the company's two-place Robinson ROBINSON R-22, the R44 features hydraulically-assisted flight controls. The R44 was first flown on 31 March 1990, and received FAA certification in December 1992, with the first delivery in February 1993.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
10.10 m
Length (metric)
9.00 m
Height (metric)
3.30 m
Powerplant

1 x Lycoming IO-540-AE1A5 6 cylinder, flat engine with fuel injection, 245 bhp (183 kW)

Engine Model(s)
Lycoming O-540
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
n/a
Distance
n/a
MTOW
1100 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
n/a
ROC
1000 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
MACH Climb
MACH
n/a
ROC
n/a
Cruise
TAS
113 kts
MACH
n/a
Ceiling
140
Range
350 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
n/a
MCS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
n/a
Distance
n/a

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