Robinson introduced the improved R22 Beta II in 1995 to replace the standard Beta. It has more power from a de-rated 131 hp Lycoming O-360 and is fitted with a throttle governor and a modified carburettor heat system. As with earlier R22s, there is a spec
I was flying this Beta2 as a student at Hillsboro Aviation outside Portland- OR. I flew several Beta2s and I must say i liked it a lot. It was very reliable- never experienced any problems in air and always plenty of performance- even on the hot days. It is only usable for student flying though- comfort is not present.