At Helitech 2011, two French companies, Hélicoptères Guimbal and Heli Air Design, exhibited light two-seaters they claim bring new technology to a market dominated by the Robinson R22.
Robinson Helicopter (Booth No. 2531) has upgraded its R22 and R44 helicopter cockpits
with Mid-Continent Instruments’ Model 4300 electric attitude indicators, the instrument manufacturer (Booth No. 1615) announced Friday.
Robinson Helicopter Co. president and CEO Frank Robinson told HAI Convention News yesterday that he plans to encourage flight schools to adopt the company’s pricier four-seat R44 Raven I helicopter as a trainer instead of the two-seat R22 Beta II.