Heli Alaska is a top aviation firm in Wasilla, Alaska. We offer breathtaking flight-seeing tours and charter services with our helicopters. We prioritize safety, performance, and maintenance, setting a high standard among Alaska helicopter firms.
The R44 Robinson helicopter is our flagship aircraft. Equipped with a fuel-injected Lycoming IO-540 engine, it produces 245 horsepower for takeoff and 205 horsepower continuously. It also has a maximum weight of 2500 lbs and an empty weight of 1505 lbs, including oil and standard avionics, making it strong and lightweight.
The R44 is known for its speed and range, reaching 109 kts and 300 nm. It also has a hover ceiling IGE of 8950 ft at max weight and 7500 ft at lighter weight, along with a climb rate of over 1000 fpm and a 14,000 ft max operating altitude. All these factors make it a popular choice for scenic tours and charters.
Heli Alaska schedules regular maintenance to keep the R44 operating at its best. Their maintenance program keeps the aircraft in top shape and the R44’s sleek design and sturdy airframe make maintenance easy.