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Lithium-Ion battery now available for R-44 helicopters
Its typical life is 8 years with minimal required maintenance every two ones
Robinson Helicopter Company recently added the TB17 Lithium-ion battery to its R-44 options. TB17 by True Blue Power, a division of Mid-Continent Instrument, offers substantial weight savings, improved starter performance, and longer life.At 16 pounds, the TB17 is substantially lighter than the R-44’s standard 29.5-pound battery, reducing the helicopter’s overall weight by 13.5 pounds. Lithium-ion che...
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