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Feb
05
2024

FAA APPROVES ROBINSON EMPENNAGE DESIGN FOR R44 HELICOPTERS

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TORRANCE, CA., – FEBRUARY 5, 2024 - Robinson Helicopter Company, a global leader in civilian rotorcraft, has secured FAA approval for a new empennage design for its R44 aircraft. This accomplishment follows the FAA's prior approval of the same configuration for the Robinson R66 Turbine in September 2023. The development and testing of the new empennage design spanned several years, resulting in enhanced handling characteristics during high-speed flight.

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Dec
04
2023

Rotor Unveils R550X Uncrewed Helicopter and Begins Production

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The R550X is an uncrewed helicopter based on the Robinson R44 Raven II. It is designed to lift heavy loads up to 1,200 pounds, or 550 kilograms, with no pilot onboard. With a flight time of over three (3) hours and a top speed of 150 miles per hour, the R550X offers long-range VTOL capabilities beyond the reach of drones and eVTOLs, making it suitable for demanding cargo, utility, and maritime operations.

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Tags: R44 R550X Robinson Helicopter Rotor Technologies
Categories: Press Releases