Robinson R22 Beta II

Robinson, Helicopter, Flying School, V2 helicopters, Mustering, Aerial, brisbane

Available for: Training, Endorsements, Charter

The R22 is a 2 person American made light piston helicopter. The R22 was designed in 1979, by Frank Robinson, as a means of personal transportation. The R22 was previously the most widely used helicopter in the world until being over-taken by its big brother; the R44. The R22 has sort great popularity within the Australian Mustering community and as an excellent training helicopter. V² Helicopters operates 1 x R22 Beta I and 1 x R22 Beta II.

General Information:

  • Crew: 2
  • Length: 8.7M
  • Rotor diameter: 7.7M
  • Height: 2.7 m
  • Powerplant: 1× Lycoming O-320-A2B or -A2C flat 4 piston engine, 124 hp (93 kW)


  • Cruising Speed: 80 Knots
  • Never Exceed Speed: 102 Knots
  • Range: 380Km
  • Service Ceiling: 14’000 Feet
  • Rate of Climb: 1’200 Feet per Minute