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The Robinson R22 Beta II is flown throughout the world for many applications, ranging from flight training to livestock mustering to patrolling pipelines that require dependability, low operating costs, and performance.
The R22 Beta II incorporates a Lycoming O-360 four-cylinder, carburetor-equipped engine fueled with 100L grade aviation gasoline. This 145 hp engine is derated to 131 hp for five minutes at takeoff and 124 hp for continuous operation. A powerful engine, a lightweight steel-tube airframe, and aerodynamic shape gives the R22 a cruise speed of up to 90 kts and an average fuel consumption of only 7-10 gallons per hour.
The R22 seats two adults and occupants have panoramic views due to R22's large windows. Acoustical foam lowers cabin noise. A heavy-duty muffler and low tail-rotor tip speed lessen flyover noise.
Horsepower: Derated to 131 hp for takeoff and 124 for continuous
Cruise Speed: up to 96 kts (110 mph)
Max Takeoff Weight: 1370.0 lb (622 kg)
Passengers and Baggage with Standard Fuel: 389 lb
Useful Load: 493.40
Basic Empty Weight: 876.60
Longitudinal Arm: 103.32
Lateral Arm +R/-L: -0.29
Doors Weight: 5.20
Doors Long Arm: 77.50
Doors Lat Arm +R/-L: 21
One hour check ride with instructor
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We are proud to be Baltimore's largest helicopter training school so if you don't have a helicopter pilot's certificate yet, you can train with us then rent our helicopters and take your own helicopter tours with your friends and family.