What Do You Know About Robinson R44 Helicopter? Trivia Quiz

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What Do You Know About Robinson R44 Helicopter? Trivia Quiz

What do you know about the Robinson r44 helicopter? Considered the world’s most commonly bought civilian helicopter, it was first flow in 1990 and so far had the highest fatality rate than any other civilian chopper. This quiz checks the knowledge of the student about the technical aspects of the Robinson R44 helicopter, its make-up, and how to wok it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Oil quantity for flight must be between:
    • A. 

      5-7 Quarts

    • B. 

      4-7 Quarts

    • C. 

      7-9 Quarts

    • D. 

      6-8 Quarts

  • 2. 
    What is the purpose of the teletemps found on the R44?
    • A. 

      It provides an indication of an increase in operating temperatures

    • B. 

      It provides an indication of an increase in vibration levels

    • C. 

      It provides an indication for the next service inspection to be performed by an engineer

  • 3. 
    How many fuel drains are there in the R44?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 4. 
    How many static ports are there on the R44?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 5. 
    What is another name for the sprag clutch?
    • A. 

      Clutch motor

    • B. 

      Free-wheeling unit

    • C. 

      V-belts

    • D. 

      Flex coupling

  • 6. 
    A yoke flange and flex coupling are found behind the main rotor gearbox on the tail rotor drive shaft.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    On start-up, the throttle:
    • A. 

      Can be fully open for the start

    • B. 

      Can be half open for the start

    • C. 

      Must be fully closed

    • D. 

      Can be opened slowly to introduce fuel during the cranking of the engine

  • 8. 
    The main rotor blades of the R44 turn clockwise when viewed from above.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    If the rotor brake is engaged:
    • A. 

      The helicopter will not allow you to engage the starter motor

    • B. 

      Engine damage can occur due to the extra load on the engine to overcome the rotor brake

    • C. 

      The main rotor gearbox can suffer damage

    • D. 

      The nut on the cooling fan could be displaced

  • 10. 
    What is the overall length of the Robinson R44 from blade tip to the end of the rotating tail rotor?
    • A. 

      11.66m

    • B. 

      4.59m

    • C. 

      13.55m

    • D. 

      10.5m

  • 11. 
    The Robinson R44 Raven II is equipped with a Lycoming IO-540 engine.  What is the five-minute take-off rating in BHP of this engine?
    • A. 

      245 BHP

    • B. 

      205 BHP

    • C. 

      265 BHP

    • D. 

      225 BHP

  • 12. 
    What is the meaning of the abbreviation 'TOGW'?
    • A. 

      Take off gross weight at full fuel

    • B. 

      Take off gross weight including payload and required fuel onboard

    • C. 

      Take off gross weight which is the total of standard empty weight plus weight of installed optional equipment.

    • D. 

      Maximum take off gross weight allowed.

  • 13. 
    What is the maximum speed for an autorotation in a Robinson R44?
    • A. 

      100 KIAS

    • B. 

      90 KIAS

    • C. 

      75 KIAS

    • D. 

      120 KIAS (Over 2200lb TOGW)

  • 14. 
    What are the speeds and RRPM values when autorotating for distance?
    • A. 

      90 KIAS and RRPM 90%

    • B. 

      55 KIAS and RRPM 90%

    • C. 

      100 KIAS and RRPM 90%

    • D. 

      90 KIAS and RRPM 100%

  • 15. 
    What are the speeds and RRPM values for a minimum rate of descent (endurance)?
    • A. 

      90 KIAS and 90% RRPM

    • B. 

      55 KIAS and 90% RRPM

    • C. 

      70 KIAS and 90% RRPM

    • D. 

      55 KIAS and 100% RRPM

  • 16. 
    What is the normal autorotating speed for the Robinson R44?
    • A. 

      70 KIAS

    • B. 

      55 KIAS

    • C. 

      60 KIAS

    • D. 

      80 KIAS

  • 17. 
    You are cruising at 4,000' pressure altitude, 30 degrees C, 2,350lbs and 24" manifold pressure.  What is the maximum KIAS?
    • A. 

      120 KIAS

    • B. 

      118 KIAS

    • C. 

      100 KIAS

    • D. 

      108 KIAS

  • 18. 
    You are cruising at 4,000' pressure altitude, 30 degrees C, 2,350lbs and 24" manifold pressure.  What is the maximum take-off power for the Robinson R44 Raven II?
    • A. 

      24.8

    • B. 

      22.0

    • C. 

      21.5

    • D. 

      24.3

  • 19. 
    You have removed the right back door for a sight seeing flight.  What is the maximum KIAS that may be flown if the pressure altitude is 4000' and the temperature is 20 degrees C?
    • A. 

      100 KIAS

    • B. 

      130 KIAS below 2,200lbs TOGW

    • C. 

      112 KIAS if TOGW is above 2,200lbs

    • D. 

      122 KIAS

  • 20. 
    What is the maximum allowable gross weight for the Robinson R44 Raven II helicopter?
    • A. 

      2,500 lbs

    • B. 

      1,500 kg

    • C. 

      2,400 lbs

    • D. 

      1,089 kg

  • 21. 
    What is the maximum operating altitude of the Robinson R44 Raven II
    • A. 

      14,000' Pressure Altitude

    • B. 

      14,000' Density Altitude

    • C. 

      9,000' Pressure Altitude

    • D. 

      9,000' Density Altitude

  • 22. 
    What is the maximum operating altitude of the Robinson R44 Raven II to allow landing with 5 minutes in case of a fire?
    • A. 

      9,000' Pressure Altitude

    • B. 

      9,000' Density Altitude

    • C. 

      9,000' AGL

    • D. 

      None of the options are correct

  • 23. 
    Which of the following must be operational before flight? 
    • A. 

      Alternator

    • B. 

      RPM governor

    • C. 

      Low rotor RPM warning system

    • D. 

      OAT Gauge

    • E. 

      Hydraulic control system

  • 24. 
    You are by yourself and decide to air taxi to the refueling bay from the left seat; is it a requirement to remove the controls from the right seat? 
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Neither is correct

  • 25. 
    For the Robinson R44 Raven II, what is the maximum usable capacity for the main and auxiliary tanks respectively?
    • A. 

      112 litres, 64 litres

    • B. 

      30.5 US Gal, 17.2 US Gal

    • C. 

      116 litres, 69, litres

    • D. 

      30.6 US Gal, 18.3 US Gal