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Rotorcraft Pro: Let me ask you one about the R-22. I’ve


Rotorcraft Pro: Was there anything always


thought you should have a fuel injected model. More power, more fuel efficiency, no carb heat worries. Kurt: Well, it gets down to cost. Would


you really want to spend even more money for a two seater, when you could just buy an R44 and carry four people? Rotorcraft Pro: I see that point, are


there any changes you want to talk about on the R22? Kurt: Nope, there are not any changes


planned to the R22. Except for the new blades. We’re going back to the aluminum blades.


Rotorcraft Pro: And those are similar


to the new -7 aluminum blades designed for the R44 Raven and the Raven II, cor- rect?


Kurt: Yes. 16


that you were not able to accomplish in the 66? Kurt: Nope, we are really happy with this


aircraft. I think we accomplished everything we set out to do. We expect that we will get tons of feedback from our customers, and that will drive any changes in the future.


Rotorcraft Pro: So around September


15th the 66 should be certified. On the 16th I would love to come down and fly it, and give more of a pilots’ perspective on it.


Kurt: Come on down, we would love to have you. abcd


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