• For Sale
  • 2016
  • Not Listed
  • Not Listed
  • CA USA

General Specs (cont.)


Flight Rules:N/A

# of Seats:2

Additional Classifications

Detailed Description

The Robinson Newscopter is a fully integrated Electronic News Gathering (ENG) helicopter capable of transmitting, receiving, and recording live audio and video in High Definition. Built to meet the demands of the global TV news industry, the Newscopter’s ENG equipment is designed, tested, and FAA-approved to optimize work flow and to provide an airborne, broadcast-quality studio.Front and center is an aerodynamic nose-mounted, gyro-stabilized Ikegami HD digital camera system that captures the news in striking detail and vivid color. Additional standard ENG gear includes in-cabin talent and tail-mounted micro cameras, video switcher, Geneva audio system, four color video monitors, and a complete microwave transmission package.

Avionics / Equipment

ENG CAMERA:The five-axis gyro-stabilized camera system features a full-bandwidth Ikegami 1080p HD Camera matched with a Canon HD Series 22x (44x with extender) zoom lens for crisp images. Camera and lens are housed in a rugged nose-mounted gimbal that rotates 360 degrees to track subjects and to film from any angle. The camera is operated through a laptop console located in the ENG workstation compartment. Along with all of the camera functions, features include a joy stick controller for X, Y, and Z-axis movements, snap-zoom, transmit, intercom, and video switches.SPECIFICATIONS for ENG Camera:Format: 2/3″, 1080p, IT, 50 H or 60 HzGain (dB):0 to +54dBEffective Pixels: 1920 (horizontal) x 1080 (vertical)Sensitivity: 2000 lux @ f10Video Output: HD SDIZoom Lens: Canon HJ22 x 7.6Zoom Ratio: 22x (44x with extender)Filters: 3000K, 5600K, 5600K + 1/32 ND*for comparison purposes only, actual results may vary

Engines / Mods / Prop

Lycoming IO-540 fuel injectedCylinders: 6


Max Gross Weight: 2500 lbEmpty Weight Equipped (including oil & std avionics): 1673 lbStandard Fuel (29.5 gal): 177 lbAuxiliary Fuel (17.0 gal): 102 lbPassengers and Baggage with Std Fuel: 648 lbCruise Speed*: up to 115 kts (130 mph)Maximum Range (no reserve)*: up to 300 nm (350 sm)Hover Ceiling IGE @ Gross Weight: 8950 ftHover Ceiling OGE @ 2300 lb: 7500 ftRate of Climb: over 1000 fpmMaximum Operating Altitude: 14,000 ft7-Hole Instrument Panel: standardElectrical System: 28V*for comparison purposes only, actual results may vary


Contact Details

(310) 539-0508 Fax: (310) 539-5198 Contact:2901 Airport Drive Torrance, 90505 USA

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