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ROBINSON R-22

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R22
Aircraft
Name R-22
Manufacturer ROBINSON
Wing Rotary
Position Two-blade main rotor
Tail Two-blade tail rotor
WTC Light
Type code H1P
Engine Piston
Engine count Single
Position Above cabin
Landing gear Skids
Mass group 1


Manufacturered as:

ROBINSON R-22 Beta
ROBINSON R-22
ROBINSON Mariner
ROBINSON Beta
ROBINSON R-22 Mariner


ROBINSON R-22

ROBINSON R-22 ROBINSON R-22 3D

Description

The Robinson R22 is a two-bladed, single-engine light utility helicopter manufactured by Robinson Helicopter. The two-seat R22 was designed in 1973 by Frank Robinson and has been in production since 1979.

Technical Data

Wing span 7.7 m25.262 ft
Length 8.7 m28.543 ft
Height 2.7 m8.858 ft
Powerplant 1× Lycoming O-320-A2B or -A2C flat 4 piston engine, 124 hp (93 kW).
Engine model

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
Descent
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
Approach
V2 (IAS) kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 82 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance m ROC 1200 ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance m
MTOW 600600 kg
0.6 tonnes
kg
Ceiling FL140 ROD ft/min APC
WTC L Range 310310 nm
574,120 m
574.12 km
1,883,595.802 ft
NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving R22

None on SKYbrary