Robinson R22

Light Utility Helicopter

Robinson R22HP G-OTED H0209 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Robinson R22 is a single-engine two-seat light utility helicopter produced by the US-American manufacturer Robinson Helicopter Company. R22 roles include flight training, traffic reporting, police missions, agricultural spraying and pipeline patrol flights.
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelLycoming O-320-B2C
Engine Power119 kW160 hp
Speed180 km/h97 kts
  112 mph
Service Ceiling4.267 m14.000 ft
Range593 km320 NM
368 mi.
Empty Weight379 kg836 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight621 kg1.370 lbs
Rotor Blades (main/tail)2/2
Main Rotor Diameter7,67 m25 ft 2 in
Tail Rotor Diameter1,07 m3 ft 6 in
Rotor Disc Area46,2 m497 ft
Length (Fuselage)6,58 m21 ft 7 in
Length9,02 m29 ft 7 in
Height2,67 m8 ft 9 in
First Flight28.08.1975
Production Statusin production
Data for (Version)Robinson R22 beta
VariantsR22, R22 HP, R22 Alpha, R22 Beta, R22 Beta II, R22 Beta II Police, R22 Mariner, R22 Mariner II, R22 Police, R22 IFR, R22 Agricultural

[Photo-ID: 10346] Karsten Palt 2014-05-28
Robinson R22, , N32AD, c/n 0002, Karsten Palt, 2014Robinson
Reg.: N32AD
c/n: 0002
first production R22
NASM Udvar Hazy Center [Chantilly, VA]
[Photo-ID: 7002] Karsten Palt 2013-05-18
Robinson R22 Beta, , G-DELB, c/n 0799, Karsten Palt, 2013Robinson
R22 Beta
Reg.: G-DELB
c/n: 0799
South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum [Doncaster]
[Photo-ID: 1765] Karsten Palt 2009-04-03
Robinson R22 Beta, Bodensee Helicopter, D-HHRF, c/n 2355, Karsten Palt, 2009Robinson
R22 Beta
Bodensee Helicopter
Reg.: D-HHRF
c/n: 2355
AERO Friedrichshafen 2009 [Friedrichshafen (EDNY / FDH)]
[Photo-ID: 7627] Karsten Palt 2013-08-16
Robinson R22 Beta, Turkish Army, 10370, c/n 2061, Karsten Palt, 2013Robinson
R22 Beta
Turkish Army
Reg.: 10370
c/n: 2061
Turkish Air Force Museum [Yesilkoy, Istanbul]
[Photo-ID: 1087] Karsten Palt 2008-07-11
Robinson R22HP, , G-OTED, c/n H0209, Karsten Palt, 2008Robinson
Reg.: G-OTED
c/n: H0209
The Helicopter Museum [Weston-super-Mare]