Robinson Helicopters Considering Diesel Power

Credit: R44: Robinson Helicopters
LONDON—Robinson Helicopters is considering adopting a diesel engine for a future derivative of its R44 piston-engine light helicopter. Kurt Robinson, the company’s CEO who took over from his father Frank in 2010, said the company was “holding strong to putting a diesel” in the R44 over the next...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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