The Robinson R44 is a small american light, four-seat, piston-driven civilian helicopter produced by the Robinson Helicopter Company.
This Pre-Rigged Model includes a detailed model of a Robinson R44, rigged and configured for immediate use with Craft Director Studio. If you have Craft Director Studio, open and begin simulation immediately.
We have configured the plug-ins so that the plane behaves just like a real Robinson R44.
This Pre-Rigged Robinson R44 is compatible with 3ds max, Maya from version 7 and Up.
This model is configured for but does not include the following Craft Director Studio plugins:
Craft Helicopter Extended
Please note you can purchase Craft Director Studio from Craft's own web site or from our own.
Detailed textures are provided
The R44, designed during the 1980s by company president Frank Robinson and his staff of engineers, first flew on March 31, 1990. It was awarded an FAA Type Certificate in December 1992, with the first deliveries taking place shortly thereafter. Originally, the R44 Astro was the main production model, but was dropped in favor of the hydraulically-assisted R44 'Raven' in 2000. The Raven II model (2002 onwards) used a fuel injected engine, tuned induction, optional air conditioning, optional night VFR, 28-volt electrical system, and extended-chord blades for increased performance.The R-44 is a single-engined helicopter with a semi-rigid two-bladed main rotor and a two-bladed tail rotor and a skid landing gear. It has an enclosed cabin with two rows of side-by-side seating for a pilot and three passengers.Tail rotor direction of rotation on the R44 is reversed compared to the R22 for improved yaw control authority. On the R44 the advancing blade is on the bottom.