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Robinson R44 je mali, lagani civilni helikopter s četiri sjedišta kojeg proizvodi Robinson Helicopter Company od 1992. godine. Dvokraki rotor pokreće klipni motor s šest cilindara. Iako je slian ranijem Robinson R22, R44 je veći i brži od svojih prethodnika. Opremljen je sa servo-mehanizam komandi leta što nije bila značajka na R22.
R-44 je jednomotorni helikopter s polu-krutim dvokrakim glavnim rotorom, dvokrakim repnim rotorom i skijama kao podvozje. U kabinu s dva reda usporednih sjedećih mjesta uz pilota stane još tri osobe.
Smjer rotacije repnog rotora na R44 je obrnut u odnosu na R22 s čim se poboljšala kontrola okretanja helikoptera.

Osnovne karakteristike:

Posada: 1 do 2
Kapacitet: 4 (s pilotom)
Dužina: 9 m (samo trup)
Promjer rotora: 10,1 m
Visina: 3,3 m
Masa zrakoplova: 657,7 kg

Letne karakteristike:

Najveća brzina: 240 km/h
Dolet: 560 km
Motor: 1× Lycoming IO-540-AE1A5 klipni motor sa šest cilindara.

The Robinson R44 is a four-seat light helicopter produced by Robinson Helicopter Company since 1992. Based on the company’s two-seat Robinson R22, the R44 features hydraulically assisted flight controls. It was first flown on 31 March 1990 and received FAA certification in December 1992, with the first delivery in February 1993.

The R44 has been the world’s best-selling general aviation (GA) helicopter every year since 1999. It is the most-produced GA aircraft of the 21st century, with 5,805 deliveries from 2000–2017.

The R44 is a single-engined helicopter with a semi-rigid two-bladed main rotor, a two-bladed tail rotor and a skid landing gear. It has an enclosed cabin with two rows of side-by-side seating for a pilot and three passengers. Tail rotor direction of rotation on the R44 is reversed compared to the R22 for improved yaw control authority. On the R44 the advancing blade is on the bottom.

General characteristics:

Crew: one or two pilots
Capacity: four, including pilot
Payload: 748 lb (340 kg)
Length: 38 ft 3 in (11.65 m)
Rotor diameter: 33 ft (10.1 m)
Tail rotor diameter: 4 ft 10 in (1.5 m))
Height: 10 ft 9 in (3.3 m)
Empty weight: 1450 lb (658 kg)
Loaded weight: 2500 lb (1134 kg)
Fuel: 100 low lead (100LL) fuel or 100/130.
Main tank capacity: 31.6 US gallons (120 liters)
Main tank usable fuel: 30.6 US gallons (116 liters)
Auxiliary tank capacity: 18.5 US gallons (70 liters)
Auxiliary tank usable fuel: 18.3 US gallons (69 liters)
Powerplant: 1 × Lycoming IO-540-AE1A5 6 cylinder, flat engine with fuel injection, 245 bhp (183 kW)


Maximum speed: 130 kn (240 km/h; 150 mph)
Cruise speed: 110 kn (200 km/h; 130 mph)
Range: 300 nmi (560 km; 350 mi)
Fuel consumption: 15 US gallons (57 l) of Avgas per hour[23] Not given in Pilot’s Handbook.[4] Altitude restrictions: 14,000 ft (4,300 m) density altitude or 9,000 ft (2,700 m) above ground level in order to be able to reach ground within 5 minutes in case of fire.

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