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December 12th, 2014

Robinson Serviceletter SL49 C016-7 Mainrotorblades

Discounted Blade and Spindle Assemblies: RHC will exchange airworthy C005-6 or C005-8 blade and spindle assemblies which are not more than 8 years old AND have less than 1800 hours time in service for C005-12 blade and spindle assemblies at a discounted price. List price of $46,000 discounted to $23,000

November 24th, 2014

OH-HPV the latest entry R22 Beta

Today we start with our latest stockentry to prepare fora 100h / Anual Inspection. OH-HPV need the inspection and will be afterword again ready to be back in service

November 17th, 2014

OY-HPV on it way from Finnland to Germany

OY-HPV just arrived from Helsinki AIrport in Finnland at our location.

October 28th, 2014

R44 and R22 Overhaul slots

Startradeheli has immediate slots available for Robinson R44 or R22 overhauls. Excellent price on Overhaul kits and 8 to 10 week turn around time by experienced Robinson Service Center.

October 20th, 2014

Royal Jordanian Air Force Purchases Eight Robinson R44

Royal Jordanian Air Force Purchases Eight Robinson R44

Torrance, CA — The Royal Jordanian Air Force (RJAF) chose Robinson Helicopter Company’s R44 Raven II to replace its fleet of Hughes 500D helicopters that have been in service since 1981.

September 16th, 2014

Attention! Robinson issue a new Mainrotorblade SL49!!


DATE: 10 September 2014
TO: R44 & R44 II Owners, Operators, and Maintenance Personnel SUBJECT: C016-7 Main Rotor Blades

September 11th, 2014

Startrade Heli on expanding course!

....we are porud to let everybody know, that we are actually expanding and spreading out our wings (or you wish).
We are just in the process of finalizing a Plant near Manston Airfield as a approved Part 145 Maintenance facility.

August 4th, 2014

LN-OSF the R44 Raven has arrived!

This is one ofthe most lovely R44 in the world! It has just arrived and is a really perl! YOu even don´t feel that it is a two bladed Helicopter.

July 1st, 2014

Enstrom G-SHUU on EBAY Auction!

...don´t miss the Ebay Acution for our Enstrom F280 Shark, G-SHUU. We have put here on for a auction at a starting price of 1 USD!! Don´t miss this chance!!

June 26th, 2014

B1/B2 Certified staff wanted!

Startradeheli is always searching for high qualified staff to get stronger with every new employee!
If you are owner of a EASA Part 66 Licence

June 18th, 2014

R44 G-ROZI arrived!

G-ROZI, one of the lovelies R44 Astro in a really rare breathtaking painscheme has arrived....
Our CEO flew with it for the last 2 days, for around 10h.

May 27th, 2014

China Certifies Robinson R66

Torrance, CA — China’s civil aviation authority, the CAAC, certified the Robinson R66 Turbine helicopter on 29 April 2014, almost one year to the day the certification process began

May 3rd, 2014

Robinson R66 Receives EASA Certification

Torrance, CA — On April 30, 2014, four years after initial FAA certification, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) issued its type certificate for the Robinson R66 Turbine helicopter......

April 9th, 2014

New customer in Sweden!

We are glad to welcome our latest customer with the Heli SE-JOG with us for maintenance!
He bought Se-JOG last year from us and felt so great treted, that he decided to come down for a 100h Inspection and a ARC renewal!


We will do again our best to satify him and his little R22 Beta!

April 4th, 2014

Ecuador Picks R44 Police Helicopter

Robinson’s R44 Police helicopter was the Ecuadorian National Police Department’s pick for its Aerial Police Service.

R44 S/N 13513 is equipped with a FLIR camera, spotlight, and public address sys- tem. The aircraft was delivered on Septem- ber 25th by Robinson dealer, ARICA and is the department’s first true police helicop- ter.

Twelve Ecuadorian police pilots attend-
ed a two-day familiarization ground course
taught by Jose Barajas, a pilot and El Monte, California police officer. El Monte owns the first Robinson R44 Police Helicopter and has operated R44 police helicopters since 1988. 

March 31st, 2014

Again a new friend in Ecuador for Startradeheli!

G-HUBI has  got its certification finally to fly in Ecuador. We sold it a few month ago as G-HUBI. 

March 22nd, 2014

Robinson Helicopter Company Delivers 500th R66 Helicopter

Torrance, CA R66 Turbine S/N 500 rolled off Robinson’s production line on March 14, 2014,

three and half years since the 5-place helicopter was initially certificated in October 2010.

The helicopter was delivered to Aviamarket, one of three R66 dealers in Russia, and will be on display at this year’s Heli-Russia Exhibition in Moscow, May 22-24. Aviamarket successfully tested the aircraft’s capabilities last year, first in April when Aviamarket pilots landed R66 S/N 0040 at the North Pole and again in September when the company organized a six week Around- the-World Expedition using two R66 helicopters. 

March 17th, 2014

TBO Extended 200 hours for Lycoming Engines in R22 and R44 Helicopters

Torrance, CA — Lycoming Service Instruction No. 1009AW (February 24, 2014) eliminates the previous 2200 time-between-overhaul (TBO) requirement that specified engines be used in “frequent” service, defined as 40 hours or more per month. 

March 11th, 2014

Lycoming Eliminates “Frequent” Use Requirement on 2200 TBO for Robinson Helicopters

Torrance, CA — Lycoming Service Instruction No. 1009AW (February 24, 2014) eliminates the previous 2200 time-between-overhaul (TBO) requirement that specified engines be used in “frequent” service, defined as 40 hours or more per month. The Service Instruction extends the engine overhaul period from 2000 to 2200 hours without restrictions, and applies only to Lycoming engines built to specifications for and installed in Robinson helicopters.

February 25th, 2014

UK Helicopters on final for getting back in the Air

Just a Screenshot from our Workshop this evening with the two little Perls: G-JBII nd G-HUBA. Both are R22 Beta´s. JBII is getting the last run of Mainrotorbalaning, and HUBA is getting a fresh 100h Inspection for the change of Registration. The Registration is finalized today....
Both little perls have to be finalized latestly tomorrow, as a Enstrom 280FX is on its way for tomorrow for heavy maintenance and our Robinson R44 Clipper comes back from the Painter in a breathtaking R66 paintscheme after Bladdertank installation....Puh...much to do!!!
But we love to be busy ;-)
We love what we do, that what we known for !

February 15th, 2014

Robinson Introduces Glass Avionics

Torrance, CA — Robinson Helicopter Company is introducing a new line of instrument panels and avionics for the R22, R44, and R66. The new line includes, as optional equipment, Garmin’s GTN 600/700 touch-screen navigators, as well as Aspen Avionics’ Primary Flight Display (PFD) and Multifunction Display (MFD) systems. Garmin’s GTR 225B COM radio, GMA 350H audio panel, GDL 88 universal access transceiver (UAT), and GTX 330ES transponder are also available. Robinson completed FAA flight tests and received approval for most of the new equipment and is in the final stages of certification for a few remaining combinations.

February 5th, 2014

Spindlebearing replacement R22/R44 Robinson

We are proud to inform everybody, that we from now on as well approved to install and certify Spindlebearing replacement of the MR Blade spindles for Robinson R44/R22. We are able to replace the Spindlebearings in one day, as we store the parts ready to install yat your blades in our Service Center.

January 20th, 2014

N-Registration possible...from now on!

We are proud to annoince, that we are now working together with a DER/DAR from the american FAA to get Aircraft certified under the very popular N-registration. He is performing the necessary inspections and maintenance. He is as well able to perform all the paperwork and get the certification of the FAA by a approved Inspector from the FAA. 

January 9th, 2014


The Year has just begun, and already now the owners of the R22 have got a suprice.
The Bladdertanks getting an SB.....

January 7th, 2014


We startet today again for the new Year and we are looking forward, that 2014 will be at least as great as the year 2013.