Robinson Helicopter Maintenance

Robinson Authorized Service Center

Tampa Bay Aviation is an authorized Robinson Service Center that fully maintains the R22 and R44 helicopters and is now servicing the R66. We are a reseller of genuine Robinson Helicopter parts. We strive for customer satisfaction through our service with comprehensive thorough inspections and maintenance. Tampa Bay Aviation is dedicated to providing personal service and expert maintenance for all of your light helicopter and aircraft needs. Our mechanics are Robinson Factory trained and certified. We offer Fixed Base maintenance in our Clearwater, FL location at the Clearwater Airpark (KCLW) in addition to off-site maintenance for Annual, 100 hour, Track and Balance, and emergency service.

While we recommend your helicopter to be serviced at an authorized Robinson service center, we do have an extensive inventory of supplies and parts for Robinson Helicopters available for purchase as well as overnight and AOG shipping/delivery.

With our professional pilot group we offer helicopter and fixed wing pick up and return services as well as professional pilots on site to cover all maintenance flights required. We also offer flight training to students of all levels as well as BFR and SFAR checks so we can keep both you and your aircraft current.

Services available include:

• Annual inspections
• 100-hr inspections
• Overhauls
• Track and Balance
• Oil/Filter Changes
• And much more…

Robinson Helicopter Parts and Service Pricing and Information

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Robinson R22 Inspections & Maintenance

The R22 is a two place Robinson helicopter. The first model was the Standard. Next was the HP, then the Alpha, Beta and now the Beta II. Also in both the Beta and Beta II models, a Mariner with floats was offered.

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• R22 100 Hour / Annual Inspections

• R22 12 Year Inspection

• R22 2200 Hour Inspection

• R22 Scheduled Maintenance

• R22 Special Inspection

• R22 Avionics Upgrades
Robinson R22 Pricing Information:
HOURLY LABOR
$80/hr
R22 100 HR INSPECTION $900.00
R22 ANNUAL INSPECTION $900.00
R22 OVERHAUL (2200 HOUR) $15,000.00
R22 OVERHAUL(4400 HOUR) $16,500.00

R22 100 Hour / Annual Inspection

R22 100 Hour and Annual base inspection cost is $900 (Additional charges apply for 300hr, 500hr, 800hr items and special inspections.)

Every 100 hours:
• Inspect per Section 2.400.
• Inspect and service engine per Lycoming Operator’s Manual, 88366, S11O8OB, and S11129B.
• Inspect and service TCM ignition components per TCM SB636, 886438, SB653, 88658, and SB663A.

Every 12 Months:
• Inspect per Section 2.400.
• Check and inspect chip detectors
• Inspect and service engine per Lycoming Operator’s Manual
• Inspect and service TCM ignition components per TCM SB’s

R22 12 Year Inspection

If less than 2200 hours time-in-service, but 12 years or more have elapsed since helicopter was new or last overhauled we can perform a 12 year inspection in accordance with the Robinson manual using new or overhauled parts.

This inspection does not supersede 2200 hour inspection and overhaul requirements.
R22 2200 Hour Inspection

We can restore your ship to like-new condition.
Having your 2200 hour inspection done by us will save you time and money. We are a RHC Authorized Service Center.

We also offer custom options like avionics upgrades, field upgrades and custom colors.

R22 Scheduled Maintenance

First 29 hours:
• Change oil and filter and inspect oil suction screen and filter per Lycoming 884805.
• Check alternator belt tension per Lycoming system.
• Verify sheave alignment.
• Service Instruction (S1)1129B.
• Verify track and balance of drive

Every 50 hours:
• Change oil and filter and inspect oil suction screen and filter per Lycoming SB480E.
• Inspect and service engine per Lycoming Operator’s Manual and S11O8OB.

First 100 hours:
• Drain and flush gearboxes per Sections 1.120 1.130.
• Check engine exhaust valve guide clearance per Lycoming S8388C.

Every 100 hours:
• Inspect per Section 2.400.
• Inspect and service engine per Lycoming Operator’s Manual, 88366, S11O8OB, and S11129B.
• Inspect and service TCM ignition components per TCM SB636, 886438, SB653, 88658, and SB663A.

Every 300 hours:
• Lubricate A181-4 Rev K, Rev L, and Rev M bearings per Section 2.502.
• Lubricate A184 bearing per Section 2.503.
• Inspect valves and check engine exhaust valve guide clearance per Lycoming 883018, SB388C, and Operator’s Manual.

Every 500 hours:
• Drain and flush gearboxes per Sections 1.120 1.130.
• Inspect spindles per FAA AD 88-26-01 R2.

Every 800 hours:
• Lubricate A181-4 Rev N bearing per Section 2.502.

Every 2200 hours:
• Overhaul helicopter per Section 2.700.
• See R22 2200 Hour Inspection

Calendar

Every 4 months:
• Change oil and filter and inspect oil suction screen and filter per Lycoming SB480E.

Every 12 months:
• Inspect per Section 2.400. Lubricate A181-4 Rev K, Rev L, and Rev M bearings per Section 2.502.
• Lubricate A184 bearing per Section 2.503.
• Inspect emergency locator transmitter (ELT) per FAR 91.207.
• Clean gearbox chip detectors per Section 1.115.

Every 24 months:
• Test and inspect transponder per FAR 91.413.
• Every 4 years: Lubricate A181-4 Rev N bearing per Section 2.502.
• Overhaul TCM magnetos per TCM SB643B.

Every 12 years:
• Perform 12-year inspection and limited overhaul per Section 2.600, or overhaul per Section 2.700.
• See R22 12 Year Inspection

R22 Special Inspections

• Clutch Actuator Upper and Lower Bearings Lubrications
• Tail Skid Strike
• Tail Rotor Strike
• Main Rotor Strike
• Rotor/Engine Overspeed
• Hard Landing
• Steel Tube Frame Corrosion
• Float Inspection and Testing
• Windshield Inspection

R22 Avionics Upgrades

Update your panel from the simple Gyro installations to full moving map GPS/Nav/Com.

Robinson R44 Inspections & Maintenance

The R44 is a four place Robinson Helicopter. The first model was the Astro, now discontinued, followed by the Raven (carbuerated) and the Raven II (fuel injected.)

Scroll down to see any of the categories listed here…

• R44 100 Hour / Annual Inspections

• R44 12 Year Inspection

• R44 2200 Hour Inspection

• R44 Scheduled Maintenance

• R44 Special Inspection

• R44 Avionics Upgrades
Robinson R44 Pricing Information:
HOURLY LABOR
$80/hr
R44 100 HR INSPECTION $1,100.00
R44 ANNUAL INSPECTION $1,100.00
R44 OVERHAUL (2200 HOUR) $16,500.00
R44 OVERHAUL(4400 HOUR) $18,000.00

R44 100 Hour / Annual Inspection

R44 100 Hour and Annual base inspection cost is $1,100 (Additional charges apply for 300hr, 500hr, 800hr items and special inspections.)

Every 100 hours:
• Inspect per Section 2.400. Inspect and service engine per Lycoming Operator’s Manual, SB366, S11G8GB, SI1 1298, and SB342E (I0-540 only).
• As required, inspect and service TCM ignition components per TCM SB643B.
• Inspect emergency locator transmitter (ELT) per 14 CFR Part 91.207.

Every 12 Months:
• Inspect per Section 2.400. Clean gearbox chip detectors per Section 1.1 15.
• Inspect emergency locator transmitter (ELT) per 14 CFR Part 91.207
• Inspect optional pop-out floats per Section 5.630

R44 12 Year Inspection

Every 12 years perform 12-year inspection and limited overhaul per Section 2.600 or overhaul per Section 2.700.

If less than 2200 hours time-in-service, but 12 years or more have elapsed since helicopter was new or last overhauled we can perform a 12 year inspection in accordance with the Robinson manual using new or overhauled parts.

This inspection does not supersede 2200 hour inspection and overhaul requirements.
R44 2200 Hour Inspection

We can restore your ship to like-new condition.

Having your 2200 hour inspection done by us will save you time and money. We are a RHC Authorized Overhaul Facility. Therefore, you have the choice of replacing your components or overhauling them as needed.

We also offer custom options like avionics upgrades, field upgrades and custom colors.

R44 Scheduled Maintenance

First 29 hours:
• Change oil and filter and inspect oil suction screen and filter per Lycoming SB480E.
• Check alternator belt tension per Lycoming Service Instruction S111129B.

Every 50 hours:
• Inspect and service engine per Lycoming Operator’s Manual, S11080C, and as required AD 2008-06-51.
• Change oil, oil filter, and inspect oil suction screen and removed filter per Lycoming S8480E.

First 100 hours
• Drain and flush gearboxes per Sections 1.120 1.130.
• Inspection: Check engine exhaust valve guide clearance per Lycoming SB388C.

Every 100 hours:
• Inspect per Section 2.400. Inspect and service engine per Lycoming Operator’s Manual, SB366, S11G8GB, SI1 1298, and SB342E (I0-540 only).
• As required, inspect and service TCM ignition components per TCM SB643B.

Every 300 hours:
• Lubricate C181-3 bearing per Section 1.140.
• Replace hydraulic filter per Section 1.170.
• Inspect valves and check engine exhaust valve guide clearance per Lycoming SB301B, S8388C, and Operator’s Manual.

Every 500 hours:
• Drain and flush gearboxes per Sections 1.120 1.130.
• Clean gearbox chip detectors per Section 1.115. Verify magneto drive cushion pliability.
• Service collective spring assembly (manual controls only) per Section 8.221.
• As required, inspect and service TCM ignition components per TCM SB658 and SB663A.

Every 2200 hours:
• Overhaul helicopter per Section 2.700.
• See R44 2200 Hour Inspection

Calendar

Every 4 months:
• Change oil, oil filter, and inspect oil suction screen and removed filter per Lycoming SB480E.

Every 12 months:
• Inspect per Section 2.400.
• Clean gearbox chip detectors per Section 1.1 15.
• Inspect emergency locator transmitter (ELT) per 14 CFR Part 91.207.
• Inspect optional pop-out floats per Section 5.630.

Every 24 months:
• Test and inspect transponder per 14 CFR Part 91.413.

Every 3 years:
• Lubricate C181-3 bearing per Section ’1.140.
• Inspect optional popout floats per Section 5.640.
• Hydrostatic test pressure cylinder.

Every 4 years:
• Overhaul TCM magnetos per TCM 886438. Verify magneto drive cushion pliability.

Every 12 years
• Perform 12-year inspection and limited overhaul per Section 2.600, or overhaul per Section 2.700.
• See 12 Year Inspection

R44 Special Inspections

• Clutch Actuator Upper and Lower Bearings Lubrications
• Tail Skid Strike
• Tail Rotor Strike
• Main Rotor Strike
• Rotor/Engine Overspeed
• Hard Landing
• Steel Tube Frame Corrosion
• Float Inspection and Testing
• Windshield Inspection

R44 Avionics Upgrades

Update your panel from the simple Gyro installations to full moving map GPS/Nav/Com.

Robinson R22 Service Bulletins

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Robinson R44 Service Bulletins

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Robinson R66 Service Bulletins

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Robinson R22 Maintenance Manuals

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Robinson R44 Maintenance Manuals

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Robinson R66 Maintenance Manuals

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Robinson R22 Illustrated Parts Catalog

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Robinson R44 Illustrated Parts Catalog

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Robinson R66 IllUstrated Parts Catalog

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