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ROBINSON HELICOPTER CELEBRATES 45 YEARS OF THE R22; GENERATIONS OF PILOTS LEARN TO FLY IN A ROBINSON R22

Company Offers R22 PROMOTION to BOLSTER Next Generation of Pilots

Torrance, California – March 18, 2024 – Robinson Helicopter Company, the world’s leading manufacturer of civil helicopters, celebrates the 45th anniversary of its iconic two-seat R22 helicopter. On March 16, 1979, Robinson received FAA certification for the R22, which has been enshrined in the Smithsonian Museum since September 2004.

With a legacy of accessibility, reliability, and versatility, the R22 revolutionized the personal helicopter marketMany of the world's rotorcraft pilots and flight schools begin their journeys in an R22. This versatile helicopter equips pilots with the critical skills and foundation necessary for a thriving career in aviation. (Watch Climb Higher Video – It All Starts in an R22)

From flight training to agricultural work, and wildlife management to surveying, Robinson helicopters have become synonymous with how tough missions are accomplished. With nearly 30 million hours flown globally (according to RHC estimates), the R22 has solidified its position as one of the best-selling civil rotorcrafts in the world. More than 80 R22s that are over 40 years old are still in service.

Robinson Helicopter is committed to supporting the growth and education of the global pilot community with a new limited-time incentive program. Purchase three or more new R22 helicopters and receive a 10% discount at the time of the order.

“Thanks to this helicopter, pilots around the globe fell in love with the feeling of flight and built decades-long careers in aviation from their first moments in an R22,” said David Smith, president and CEO of Robinson Helicopter Company. “We are committed to fostering even more careers for the next generation of pilots by offering more opportunities to purchase and fly an R22.”

The Robinson R22 series plays a vital role in bridging the gaps between people, places, and possibilities. Operators worldwide leverage the R22’s exceptional accessibility, efficiency, and effectiveness to accomplish any mission.

For more information, visit the Robinson Helicopter website and social media channels on YouTubeFacebookInstagram, or LinkedIn.

About Robinson Helicopter Company:

For more than 50 years, Robinson Helicopter Company has been at the forefront of the helicopter industry by delivering safety-enhancing technologies, including OEM-designed crash-resistant fuel-cell tanks, 4K cockpit video cameras, autopilot systems, and NVG-compatible cockpits. Robinson is committed to developing, manufacturing, and supporting the most reliable and efficient helicopters in the industry. For additional information, visit www.robinsonheli.com.

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