A fuel-injected, high performance Lycoming IO-540 engine, coupled with an aerodynamic fuselage, enables the R44 Raven II Police Helicopter to cruise at up to 130 mph. Optimized installation of exterior-mounted equipment minimizes drag and maximizes speed. Reliability results in safety. NTSB statistics confirm the R44 Raven II Police Helicopter is consistantly more dependable than any other available light helicopter.
The FLIR FSI Mark II Infra-Red & Color Video Camera w/Sony Digital RecorderSystems with 7X zoom color TV camera system is standard equipment in the R44 Raven II Police Helicopter. The nose gimbal mount provides 360-degree rotation and a wide field of vision. The lightweight nine-inch diameter rugged, environmentally sealed gimbal, coupled with a streamlined installation, minimizes drag and reduces fuel consumption.
A fold-down video monitor with a ten-inch sunlight-readable color LCD screen comes standard. The observer can quickly raise or lower the monitor to increase outside visibility when the camera system is not in use. There is also a GPS Position Video Titler that inserts Lat/Longs on the recording.
Equipment is positioned for easy access and viewing, day or night.
The Spectrolab SX-5 provides 15-20 million candlepower using a 500-watt xenon lamp. A variety of other accessories includes a Four-Point Shoulder Harness System (Front Seats), Bubble Observation Windows (2 front doors), P/A Speaker and Siren (100 watt), GPS Position Video Titler, and LoJack Installation.