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Fleet

The Robinson R22

The Robinson R22 Beta II is flown throughout the world for many applications, ranging from flight training to livestock mustering to patrolling pipelines that require dependability, low operating costs, and performance.

The R22 Beta II incorporates a Lycoming O-360 four-cylinder, carburetor-equipped engine fueled with 100L grade aviation gasoline. This 145 hp engine is derated to 131 hp for five minutes at takeoff and 124 hp for continuous operation. A powerful engine, a lightweight steel-tube airframe, and aerodynamic shape gives the R22 a cruise speed of up to 90 kts and an average fuel consumption of only 7-10 gallons per hour.

The R22 seats two adults and occupants have panoramic views due to R22’s large windows. Acoustical foam lowers cabin noise. A heavy-duty muffler and low tail-rotor tip speed lessen flyover noise.

Key Features:

Performance

Standard day, sea level, maximum gross weight unless otherwise noted

Maximum cruise speed (VH) 102kts
Hover ceiling, In-Ground-Effect (1370 lb) 9400ft
Hover ceiling, Out-of-Ground-Effect (1300 lb) 8000ft
Range (long range cruise* 224nm
Max operating altitude 14000ft

Weights

Gross Weight 137s
Empty Weight Equipped (including oil & avionics) 880lbs
Passengers and Baggage with Standard Fuel 389lbs

Accommodation

Normal cabin seating (training) 2
Maximum certified cabin seating (utility) 2
Cabin length 4.3ft
Cabin width 3.6ft

Power Plant

Lycoming O-360 four-cylinder, carbureted

Fuel Capacity

16.9 USG

The Robinson R44

Robinson’s R44 Raven Series Helicopters provide excellent reliability, responsive handling, and altitude performance, making the R44 the ideal helicopter for training, high altitude operations in mountainous terrain, as well as a great platform for aerial missions of most any type.

Key Features:

  • Lightweight airframe and streamlined fuselage enhances airspeed and fuel economy
  • Comfortably seats 4 adults with unobstructed views due to open cabin design
  • Aerodynamic rotor blade tips, low tail-rotor tip speed, heavy-duty muffler, and large cambered tail decrease noise and increase comfort
  • Powerful Lycoming 6-cylinder engine gets you anywhere you want to go
  • Center-positioned, teetering T-bar makes it easy to enter and exit the cockpit
  • Rotor brake enables the pilot to stop the rotor blades more quickly, reducing shutdown time and increasing safety
  • Hydraulic power controls eliminates stick shake and control forces, enabling precise hovering and a smooth ride

Performance

Standard day, sea level, maximum gross weight unless otherwise noted

Maximum cruise speed (VH) 117kts
Hover ceiling, In-Ground-Effect (2500 lb) 8950ft
Hover ceiling, Out-of-Ground-Effect (2300 lb) 7500ft
Range (long range cruise* speed @ 4,000 feet) (no reserve) 64.0 gallon 350nm
Max operating altitude 14000ft

Weights

Gross Weight 2500lbs
Empty Weight Equipped (including oil & avionics) 1500lbs
Passengers and Baggage with Standard Fuel 816lbs

Accommodation

Normal cabin seating (training) 2
Maximum certified cabin seating (utility) 4
Cabin length 5.7ft
Cabin width 3.8ft

Power Plant

Engine Type Lycoming IO-540 fuel injected cylinders 6

Fuel capacity

Standard Fuel 30.6USG
Auxiliary Fuel 18.3USG

The Sikorsky 300c

The S-300C helicopter is known as one of the finest and most versatile piston-engine rotorcraft. A proven aircraft that has seen roles from combat missions to search and rescue Colorado Heliops has found this great machine perfect for flight training, scenic flights and as a stable platform for surveys and aerial photography.

Key features:

  • Strategic placement of engine for low center of gravity
  • Shock absorbing landing gear
  • Energy absorbing fuselage structure
  • Three-bladed, fully articulated rotor system eliminates mast bumping
  • Instrument training package for IFR instruction
  • Basic aircraft useful load of 950 lbs.
  • Doors-off operation ideal for photography, aerial video, and training operations in warm climates
  • Military and civilian training value the 300C’s rugged design. Many high-time airframes have more than 20,000 flight hours

Performance

Standard day, sea level, maximum gross weight unless otherwise noted

Maximum speed (VNE) 95kts
Maximum cruise speed (VH) 86kts
Hover ceiling, In-Ground-Effect (1700 lb) 10 800ft
Hover ceiling, Out-of-Ground-Effect (1700 lb) 8 600ft
Range (long range cruise* speed @ 4,000 feet) (no reserve) 64.0 gallon 375nm

Weights

Maximum takeoff gross weight 2050lb
Empty weight, standard configuration 1100lb
Useful load 950lb

Accommodation

Normal cabin seating (training) 2
Maximum certified cabin seating (utility) 3
Cabin length 4.75 ft
Cabin width 4.92ft

Powerplant

Textron Lycoming HIO-360-D1A
Powerplant ratings (per engine, standard day, sea level)
– Takeoff (5-minute) 190 shp
– Maximum continuous 190 shp

Fuel Capacity

Extended range capacity 64 USG