Robinson Helicopter R22

@San Carlos Airport, San Carlos, CA

June 2007

This was an early morning arrival to the Vertical Challenge helicopter airshow put on by the Hiller Aviation Museum.  The two-seat, piston engined R22 was designed in 1973 by Frank Robinson and has been in production since 1979.  The R22 has been popular as a primary rotorcraft trainer around the world.  Close to 4500 have been delivered.

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