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

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Robinson Helicopter Company

Primary manufacturer: Robinson Helicopter Company

Parent type: Robinson R22

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: 2.72 m (8.9 ft)

Overall Length: 8.76 m (28.8 ft)

Overall Width: 7.67 m (25.2 ft)

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 1

Engine designation: Lycoming O-320-A2B (R22) reciprocating

Engine manufacturer: Lycoming Engines

Max continuous power: 93 kW (124 hp)

Take-off / rated power: 93 kW (124 hp)

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 590 kg (1300 lb)

Max Range: 385 km (208 nm)

Max Endurance: 3.3 hrs (3.3 hrs)

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