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Enstrom 180 resumes Flight Testing

Enstrom 180 resumes Flight Testing

An Enstrom Helicopter N180TH had a problematic landing in February. The main rotor was destroyed when a rotor struck a utility pole, forcing an emergency landing. After investigation it as found that flight test equipment in the main drive was faulty, causing the engine to be disconnected from the drive train. Aviation Today reports that… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 06-Oct-16

Enstrom TH-180 certification flights resume

Enstrom TH-180 certification flights resume

On Thursday May 26th, Enstrom resumed flight testing of the TH-180 with the second prototype – N181TH, seen in photos here. The aircraft was flown by Enstrom test pilot and Senior Technical Fellow, William Taylor.  Taylor took the aircraft through a standard production-type acceptance, including all the hover and forward flight checks such as tracking… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 01-Jun-16

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Enstrom confident they can keep TH-180 on schedule

Enstrom confident they can keep TH-180 on schedule

On February 12th, Enstrom Helicopter N180TH, the prototype TH-180 experienced a mechanical problem and made a forced landing.  During the landing, the rotor struck a wooden utility pole, cutting off the pole and destroying the main rotor blades.  The pilot, the only person on board, was uninjured.  Preliminary investigation indicates that a piece of flight… Read more »

Source: TH180, 01-Mar-16

Enstrom TH-180 prototype has test flight accident

Enstrom TH-180 prototype has test flight accident

The sole Enstrom TH-180 development aircraft N180TH [pictured] had an accident on Friday, coming down in a residential area close to Marinette Twin County Airport in Menominee, Michigan where the manufacturer is based.  The helicopter hit a power pole and some tree branches on 14th Avenue and crashed right-side up at 18th Street and 15th… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 15-Feb-16

12-Feb-16 N180TH Enstrom TH-180 Menominee, US-Michigan

Test flight accident, coming down in residential area 600m short of runway 32 at Marinette Twin County Airport

12-Feb-16

Continuing Development of the Enstrom TH180

Continuing Development of the Enstrom TH180

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation is continuing flight testing on the new TH180 helicopter.  Originally announced at the 2014 HAI show, Enstrom has since taken a number of signed MOUs  on the new helicopter designed for the ab-initio flight training, light commercial, and private owner market. “We are into the envelope expansion phase,” said Enstrom test pilot… Read more »

Source: Enstrom, 17-Aug-15

Enstrom brings TH180 development aircraft to Heli-Expo

Enstrom brings TH180 development aircraft to Heli-Expo

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation is pleased to announce that the newest member of its family, the TH180, successfully completed ground run and first flight on February 6, 2015 at its facilities in Menominee, Michigan. “This is a milestone achievement for Enstrom and we look forward to continuing our flight test program as move toward the certification… Read more »

Source: Enstrom, 04-Mar-15

Enstrom TH180 First Flight

Enstrom TH180 First Flight

Enstrom Helicopter’s TH180 took its first flight February 6th! The ground and flight test took about an hour. Flight speed and maneuvers were remarkable [Although Enstrom failed to provide any further information – were they remarkably high or low or what?  Ed]. Details to be unveiled on the opening day of Heli-Expo in Orlando. Come… Read more »

Source: Enstrom, 12-Feb-15

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Enstrom Adds Dealers, Continues Innovation

Enstrom Adds Dealers, Continues Innovation

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation is pleased to announce three new Enstrom dealers: DSA a.s., in the Czech Republic, Hi-Tech Helicopters, Inc. in North Carolina, and Indiana Helicopters in Indiana. “All three are well-established companies and will enhance our market presence for these regions,” said Orlando Alaniz, director of sales and marketing at Enstrom. “We are looking… Read more »

Source: Enstrom, 17-Jul-14

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Enstrom introduces new two-seat trainer – the TH180

Enstrom introduces new two-seat trainer – the TH180

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation is pleased to introduce the newest member of its family, the TH180. Designed as a training helicopter, the TH180 is based on Enstrom’s solid reputation for safety and customer support with additional focus on low operating costs and ease of learning. “The TH180 is designed with the student in mind. Its rugged… Read more »

Source: Enstrom, 25-Feb-14

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