Overview

Now available at a reduced price.  This great R44 Clipper II was overhauled at the Robinson Helicopter Factory in July of 2019.  New paint and interior completed at the same time as the very thorough(and expensive @ 345k USD).  During this time the aircraft was torn down with all required parts replaced and in Robinson fashion, replaced many items that they deemed necessary.  This leads to a machine that looks and flys like a new helicopter.  I can tell you after flying in it, it is running like a top.

The paint and interior are new from the overhaul so this helicopter looks, smells, and flies like new.  It has a Radar Altimeter, which has become a commercial requirement in the USA.  The pop-out floats have been redone with the overhaul.  You get the benefits of new but at much less of a purchase price. This helicopter will still have 11 years and 2100 hours remaining.  A new helicopter equipped with the same equipment would cost over 550,000 USD.  Link the ADS-B to your iPad with Foreflight and see all of the ADS-B traffic all around you.

The registration marks are decals(taped on).  This makes it easier to change for international sales or if you wish to change the registration marks.  Logos seen on aircraft are decals and easily removed as well.

Overhaul Details:

The overhaul was completed by the factory at Robinson Helicopter Company in Torrance California, USA in July of 2019. During the extensive overhaul, everything is brought up to the current standards and anything in question is replaced. Because of this, factory overhauls are some of the most expensive. The cost for this overhaul was over 348,000 USD and have the records to prove it. During this time the helicopter received a new paint job and interior.

Times remaining until overhaul:

12 year due in 2031
1737 hours until next 2200 hour overhaul Hours per year remaining: 173 hours per year.

Currently, there are very few good helicopters on the market. Don’t hesitate to contact us as it will not last long.

Quality of Support:

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Features

  • Factory Pop out Floats
  • Corrosion Protection
  • Paint is Robinson White as of 2019
  • Black registration marks- Decals/Stickers
  • Interior as of 2019
  • HID landing lights
  • LED strobe and Tail cone light
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Right hand support bar with 2 USB ports
  • Blade Tie downs
  • Heated Pitot Tube
  • Dual Controls
  • Ground Handling Wheels

Avionics

  • Directional Gyro
  • Attitude Horizon with Inclinometer
  • Turn Co-ordinator
  • Garmin GTR 225B Transceiver with 8.33 Khz spacing
  • Garmin 345 Transponder Mode S with Bluetooth. ADS-B In & Out
  • ELT Kannad 406 Integra AF
  • Wire harness was also upgraded during the overhaul
  • Instantaneous Vertical Speed Indicator

Technical

Specifications & Dimensions

Helicopter Clipper II with Pop-out floats
Engine Lycoming IO-540, six-cylinder, fuel injected
Horsepower Derated to 245 for takeoff and
205 continuous
Maximum Gross Weight 2500 lb (1134 kg)
Approximate Empty Weight (including oil & standard avionics) 1570 lb (683 kg)
Standard Fuel (29.5 gal) 177 lb (80 kg)
Auxiliary Fuel (17.0 gal) 102 lb (46 kg)
Pilot, Passengers, and Baggage (with standard fuel) 753 lb (371 kg)
Cruise Speed at Maximum Gross Weight up to 106 kts (196 km/h)
Maximum Range (no reserve) approx 300 nm (550 km)
Hover Ceiling IGE 8950 ft @ 2500 lb
Hover Ceiling OGE 7500 ft @ 2300 lb
Rate of Climb over 1000 fpm
Maximum Operating Altitude 14,000 ft
Electrical System 28 volt
Reduced Price:
SOLD
$425,000 USD
$385,000 USD
  • Year: 2006

  • Manufacturer: Robinson Helicopter Company

  • Model: R44 Clipper II

  • Serial Number: 11529

  • Total Time: 2493

  • Condition: Used

  • Location: Kelowna

  • Engine: Lycoming IO-540, six cylinder, fuel injected

  • Exterior Color: White(New in 2019)

  • Interior Color: Charcoal Leather and Cloth

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