The Robinson R44 is a light helicopter with four seats. It has been produced by Robinson Helicopter Company since 1992. The R44 is based on the Robinson R22, a two-seat helicopter. The R44 has hydraulically assisted flight control.
It first flew in 1990 and received its US certification in December 1992. Since 1999, the R44 has been the best-selling helicopter for General Aviation. It is also one of the most produced aircraft with almost 6000 deliveries from 2001 to 2020.
|Maximum Take Off Weight||1134 kg|
|Empty weight||683 kg|
|Cruising speed||109 knots (202 km/h)|
|Maximum Speed||130 knots (241 km/h)|
|Maximum distance||560 km|
|Fuel consumption||57 l/hour|
|Fuel Capacity||190 liter|
|Maximum altitude||14000 feet (4267 m)|
These specifications are intended to give you an idea of the Robinson R44. They cannot be used for flight preparation. Often there are many different types of aircraft released with varying specifications and prices. Check the Pilot Operating Handbook (POH) if you want to know the exact values of the aircraft you are going to fly. Your flight instructor will be happy to help you with this.