Final Flight: Barbara Robinson

 - December 28, 2009, 11:14 AM

Barbara Robinson, 53, former vice president of Robinson Helicopters and wife of company founder and president Frank Robinson, died on August 13 after a long battle with breast cancer. She began working at Robinson Helicopter in 1978 and was instrumental in marketing the company’s R22 trainer and developing the company’s worldwide dealer network. Robinson remained active with the company until 1995.