A larger 4-place piston helicopter based on the R22 but equipped with a six-cylinder, carbureted Lycoming 0-540 series engine. The aircraft also has hydraulic controls.

Note: The R44 Astro is identical but has no hydraulic controls and an electric trim system.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Robinson Helicopter Company

Primary manufacturer: Robinson Helicopter Company

Parent type: Robinson R44

Aircraft status: Operational

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: Tail rotor

Crew required: 1

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Skids

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Height: 3.28 m (10.8 ft)

Overall Length: 11.66 m (38.3 ft)

Overall Width: 10.06 m (33.0 ft)

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 1

Engine designation: Lycoming O-540 reciprocating

Engine manufacturer: Lycoming Engines

Max continuous power: 138 kW (185 hp)

Take-off / rated power: 157 kW (210 hp)

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 1089 kg (2401 lb)

Max Range: 550 km (297 nm)

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