Current Version BETA 1.0
Initial Release 15. September 2021
Last Updated 29. October 2021
File Size 509.75 MB
Downloads 37,979

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VERSION: BETA 1.0

**IMPORTANT PLEASE READ BEFORE DOWNLOADING THIS PRODUCT** 

  • 1. YOU WILL NEED TO BE RUNNING AIRLAND FS to Fly this Helicopter - download the latest version from flightsim.to
  • 2. There is an installation video linked to this download
  • 3. You are downloading a product that is 25% complete at BETA release stage. 75% of this helicopter will not function. Please do not report this as an issue - we already know and are working on it!
  • 4. If you have ANY Control Issues please create a NEW DEFAULT PROFILE for your JOYSTICK & CONTROLS
  • 5. As only 25% of the helicopter is functional our procedures for start and shutdown etc are SIMPLIFIED 
  • 6. Please read the manual before requesting new features or asking a question - it really helps the community
  • 7. For HELP & SUPPORT go to the RSP DISCORD  - we are unable to provide support on the review section of Flightsim.to
  • 8. Clicking DOWNLOAD assumes you have read this and accept that MSFS2020 does not support helicopters and that this is a BETA product only 25% complete.
  • 9. Now we have all that out of the way - get those doors off, floats on and HAVE SOME FUN!

Introduction

This project is a community build from RSP (Rotor Sim Pilot) with the flight model provided by Fred Naar of AirlandFS.

Please be respectful that this is an BETA release product, a community project and approx 8% complete. A full roadmap of coming features and modifications can be found within the guide provided as part of the download.
Thank you to all of the team who have spent their spare unpaid time to
build. Please encourage and be thankful if you enjoy this product. This product is not affiliated to Robinson Helicopters or any other brands that may be mentioned.
The product has not been created to annoy you and will not be for
everyone. Lifetime free refunds are available for anybody who does not enjoy flying this model. Simply uninstall and maybe come back when we are further on in the journey.
We want to get you up into the virtual skies as soon as possible so please take a moment to read the following guide as installation will be different from other freeware
products.
The product is being designed by pilots, R44 owners and operators, developers, simmers, modellers and amazing people, let us know if you want to be
involved


About the Robinson R44 Raven II Helicopter

The four-seat Robinson R44 Raven II helicopter is a high performing, reliable machine that is easy to maintain. R44s have a two-bladed rotor system, T-bar cyclic and the latest in Robinson technology including streamlined instrument panels and crashworthy bladder fuel tanks.
The R44's aerodynamic fuselage optimizes airspeed and fuel
economy. Hydraulic controls eliminate feedback forces and provide responsive handling. A low tail-rotor tip speed, newly designed muffler and large cambered tail reduce flyover noise.
Raven II helicopters are powered by Lycoming's IO-540 fuel injected
engine. The IO-540 delivers better altitude performance, increased payload and eliminates the need for carburetor heat.


Pretty empty over here.

  • Version BETA 1.0 October 29, 2021

    Updated Textures & Model Inside & Out
    Cyclic - Single or Dual Click the Cyclic Bar (button or yellow collar)
    Yaw Strings - Phase 1 - Red Button Cyclic
    Yellow Floats / Silver & Navy Livery in addition to Gold & Black
    Internal Sounds now working for most active switches & levers
    Low RPM Horn Active
    New Rotor Animations
    Doors Now Open Separately (Rear Doors Open with Clicking Rear Seat Backs)
    New Door Furniture with Animated Soft Close on Pilot Door
    Door Window Opening on Pilot Door
    Garmin GTN750 installed replacing Garmin Aera
    Updated Realistic Texture on windshields
    Scaled Instrument Panel to accurately represent size
    New High Resolution Gauge Textures
    All Gauge Data Remapped and Calibrated (inc Compass)
    Upgraded Windscreen Effects
    All New Effects Library for hovering and entering leaving ground effect
    Compatible with SU6+ and AirlandFS 1.4+
    Governor Warning Light & Switch

  • Version 3.1 October 13, 2021

    GPS Clickable Regions Changed - Can now Hide Sun Visor and GPS
    Manual Trimming Calibrated to be less sensitive and more accurate
    Various Model & Texture tidy
    Lowered External Model Poly Count to Make Model Less Resource Hungry
    Floats - New UV Map and 4k Texture
    Downwash Effects - Restored
    Manifold Pressure Gauge recalibrated - more accurate
    Two new Flight Model Configurations - Blue and Black
    Blue Flight Model 1.0 - Default - Great for all Users
    Black Flight Model 1.0 - Custom Home Setups and Pro Users
    Updated 3.1 Quick Start Manual and Installation Instructions

  • Version 3.0 October 08, 2021

    Swapped CoPilot for Pilot
    Circuit Breaker Board Installed
    Overhead Ceiling Ducts and vents Installed
    Rotor Brake & Animation (Rotor Brake Non Operational)
    Clutch Switch Animation (Clutch Non Operational)
    Main Rotor Mast - Better Join with Main Body
    Skids - Better Joint with Skid Mounts
    New Animations, Sounds & Switch Labels for Lower 4 Switches
    Improved internal Textures & Finishes
    Landing Light Switch Moved to Cyclic Mast from the Cyclic Handle
    Fuel Primer - Located to Correct Position (Key) & Labelled
    Starter moved to Collective in addition to key (Key will become Mag & Fuel Prime in future release)
    Manual Trim in Flight Enabled
    General Texture and Label Improvements
    Thumbnail Updated
    Windshield Weather Effects
    Doors - Clickable Region Optimised to Handles, External Sounds Added
    Main Rotor Blade Model Correction (1 inverted)
    Added Canopy & Tie Downs (Canopy Switch) on Cyclic
    Updated Start Procedure
    Works with Latest Version of Airland FS 1.3 BETA (Download from Flightsim.to)
    New and Updated Flight Model (Version3) r44.cfg for use with AirlandFS
    Includes Original Alpha1 and Alpha2 Flight Models (Both Compatible with this release)
    Annunciation Lights Operative - LOW RPM, LOW FUEL, STARTER ON, CLUTCH, ALTERNATOR, BRAKE
    Cyclic T-Bar Remains Horizontal through Animation as real life
    Cyclic Animation calibrated more accurate representation of real life
    Collective Animation calibrated - more accurate representation of real life
    Added Clipper II Livery
    Added Floats (switch from Cyclic Switch)
    Alpha3 is 15% through project, 85% uncomplete

  • Version 2.0 September 24, 2021


    Revisions in version Alpha Release Candidate 2.0

    - New compass - correct headings
    - Stall warning removed
    - Interior sounds lowered slightly
    - New Interior Rotor & Engine Sounds (still very much WIP)
    - Glass Window installed in Roof
    - Attitude / Horizon Indicator fixed
    - New engine, flightmodel and systems configurations
    - AUX & Main Tanks, Fuel System now fully functional (was only using Main)
    - Rear no smoking sign - adjusted to stop flicker in VR
    - Fixed and calibrated fuel aux needle
    - Electrical Systems Updated
    - Lighting - Brightened Outside Lights, Lowered Interior Lights
    - New Comms System / Transponder & Radio (Fully Operational) Lower Transponder
    - Updated Thumbnails
    - New Cyclic with Interactive Switches
    - Doors Show / Hide
    - New GPS & Sun Cover (Cover can be hidden by clicking compass)
    - Avionics Switch on Cyclic
    - Parking Brakes released once flying
    - Working Mixture Lever
    - MAP Calibration
    - CofG Calibration
    - More Contact Points - Less Bounce
    - Latest AirlandFS Application
    - New & Improved Interior & External Model and Textures
    - Updated Livery Pack (pinned on RSP Discord > Help & Support > RobinsonR44)

  • Launched September 15, 2021

    Initial release of this file just launched. Welcome aboard!