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Helicopters. Robinson's impact-resistant windshields improve bird-strike protection
No special maintenance or inspections are required -VIDEO
Robinson introduces optional impact-resistant windshields for R-22, R-44, and R-66 helicopters to provide protection from bird-strikes. Due to the lack of requirements governing small category helicopters, the industry based the impact-resistant design on FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) requirements governing large transport category helicopters.The new windshields are constructed of tough, energy-absorbing...
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