A basic 2-place piston trainer helicopter.  The success of the simple design led to the development of the 4-place R44.  Also available with the following Lycoming engines O-320-A2C, O-320-A3C and O-320-B2C.  By the glossary definition, with a Useful Load of 486 lb (220 kg), the Empty Weight is calculated to be approximately 369 kg.

Overview

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Design authority: Robinson Helicopter Company

Primary manufacturer: Robinson Helicopter Company

Parent type: Robinson R22

Aircraft status: Operational

Configuration

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VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift devices: 1 Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: 1 Tail rotor

Crew required: 1 in Side-by-side arrangement

Landing gear: Skids

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