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Equipped with a Lycoming O-540 carbureted engine, the R44 Raven I offers a balance between performance and affordability. Raven I features carburetor heat assist that enhances safety and reduces pilot workload by automatically adjusting carburetor heat in response to power changes by the pilot.

R44 Raven I


Engine Lycoming O-540, six cylinder, carbureted 
Horsepower Derated to 225 for takeoff and 205 continuous 
Max Gross Weight 2400 lb (1089 kg) 
Approximate Empty Weight (including oil & std avionics) 1437 lb (652 kg) 
Standard Fuel (29.5 gal) 177 lb (80 kg) 
Auxiliary Fuel (17.0 gal) 102 lb (46 kg) 
Pilot, Passengers and Baggage 
with Standard Fuel 786 lb (357 kg) 
Cruise Speed* up to 113 kts (130 mph) 
Maximum Range (no reserve)* approx 300 nm (350 sm) 
Hover Ceiling IGE @ Gross Weight 6400 ft 
Hover Ceiling OGE @ 2300 lb 4000 ft 
Rate of Climb over 1000 fpm
Maximum Operating Altitude 14,000 ft 
Electrical System 14 volt