Robinson Aerospace Appoints Mark Karls as General Manager to Grow its Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Business

Fort Worth, Texas: Fort Worth Alliance Airport - based Robinson Aerospace has appointed aviation services veteran Mark Karls to lead its newly formed Maintenance Repair and Overhaul, (MRO) business unit. Mark joins Robinson from Dassault Falcon Jet where he was responsible for leading its Wilmington Delaware factory service center. The Robinson Aerospace MRO operation will be headquartered at the Company's state of the art 217,000 sq./ft. Fort Worth Alliance Airport facility.

FAA Certifies Auxiliary Fuel Tank for R66 Turbine

Torrance, CA — Robinson Helicopter Company announces an optional 43-gallon auxiliary fuel tank for its R66 Turbine helicopter, extending the helicopter’s range by as much as 200 nautical miles (230 statute miles). The fuel tank mounts on a fiberglass tray that installs in the forward section of the baggage compartment. The tank occupies two-thirds of the compartment, leaving space for up to 100 lb of cargo. Both the tray and tank can be removed when not needed.

Robinson Helicopter Company Now Accepting Orders for New R44 Cadet Helicopter

Torrance, CA - Robinson is officially accepting orders for its new two-place R44 Cadet. The introductory price with standard equipment is $339,000 USD, the float equipped version is $367,000 USD, and the required non-refundable deposit is $40,000 USD. Serial numbers will not be assigned and delivery dates will not be confirmed until FAA certification is complete.

Robinson to Deliver 700th R66 Helicopter

Torrance, California – Robinson’s 700th R66 Turbine rolled off the production line on December 18, 2015, five years after the 5-place helicopter was FAA certificated.

Robinson Upgrades R66 Police Helicopter

Torrance, CA — Robinson Helicopter Company announced its R66 Turbine Police Helicopter with the FLIR Systems Ultra 8000 Infrared Camera and the Spectrolab SX-7 searchlight with 30-million candlepower has been reconfigured to include a multitude of upgrades. This high performance 4-place police helicopter comes standard with a Garmin G500H Primary and Multifunction Display System (PFD/MFD), a Garmin GTN 635 touch-screen navigator, and a Garmin GTR 225A COM radio. Also standard are Boland’s 10.4” LCD monitor and two 6-channel audio controllers.