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08-Apr-21 N9274 Enstrom 28A Springdale, US-Arkansas

08-Apr-21 N9274 Enstrom 28A Springdale, US-Arkansas

8-Apr-2021

FAA – Skid stuck in mud while hover training, bending the skid... Read more

Second group of Botswana police pilots training on Enstrom 480B

Second group of Botswana police pilots training on Enstrom 480B

24-Feb-2021Source: Your Botswana

The second group of pilots from the Botswana Police Service Air Support Branch have arrived in South Africa for their second Enstrom 480B Helicopter Pilot Type Conversion Training course. See Full Story. ... Read more

10-Oct-20 N899RT Enstrom 480B Putnam, US-Connecticut

10-Oct-20 N899RT Enstrom 480B Putnam, US-Connecticut

10-Oct-2020

Helicopter was attempting to land on a trailer/dolly.  One skid got caught, causing helicopter to come to rest on its side.  The two passengers got out OK.  Fire Brigade said it took crews about 50 minutes to extricate the pilot... Read more

24-Aug-20 N280SG Enstrom 280FX Longmont, US-Colorado

24-Aug-20 N280SG Enstrom 280FX Longmont, US-Colorado

24-Aug-2020

FAA report unexplained field landing... Read more

Q1 production analysis – Airbus rises while every other OEM falls

Q1 production analysis – Airbus rises while every other OEM falls

29-May-2020Source: HeliHub.com

GAMA, the General Aviation Manufacturers’ Association, has released it’s quarterly production report covering January to March 2020. This covers the general aviation aircraft shipments and billings for the first quarter of 2020. Piston, turboprop, business jet and rotorcraft deliveries declined across all segments during the first quarter of 2020 as compared to the first quarter... Read more

Botswana Police Air support orders 3 Enstrom 480B

Botswana Police Air support orders 3 Enstrom 480B

30-Jan-2020Source: Enstrom

Enstrom kicked off opening day of Heli-Expo 2020 in Anaheim with the announcement of a multi aircraft agreement with the Botswana Police-Air Support Branch. Mr. Keabetswe Makophe, the Commissioner of Police for the Botswana Police Service was on hand at the Enstrom Helicopter booth (2904) for the announcement that adds 3 Enstrom 480B turbine helicopters... Read more

Botswana police order three Enstrom 480B

Botswana police order three Enstrom 480B

9-Jan-2020Source: Defence Web

The Botswana Police Air Support branch has ordered three new Enstrom 480B turbine helicopters from Safomar Aviation and these will join its fleet of Airbus models. See Full Story.   ... Read more

Enstrom celebrates 60 years

Enstrom celebrates 60 years

18-Dec-2019Source: Enstrom

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation is proud to be celebrating its 60th anniversary, December 22, 2019. From humble beginnings in the woods of northern Michigan, Enstrom has grown to become a storied aerospace manufacturer, having produced more than 1300 aircraft operated in over 50 countries around the world. Rudy Enstrom was a mining engineer in Crystal Falls,... Read more

11-Dec-19 N65RS Enstrom F28 Bluffdale, US-Utah

11-Dec-19 N65RS Enstrom F28 Bluffdale, US-Utah

11-Dec-2019

Aircraft crashed under into a field near Redwood road, after the pilot lost the tail rotor and started spinning.... Read more

26-Oct-19 N280F Enstrom 280F Jordan Valley, US-Oregon (1F)

26-Oct-19 N280F Enstrom 280F Jordan Valley, US-Oregon (1F)

26-Oct-2019

Details not yet known.  Pilot suffered fatal injuries and passenger (pilot’s daughter) received injuries which are reportedly not life threatening... Read more

250th Enstrom 480 produced as manufacturer welcomes French dealer

250th Enstrom 480 produced as manufacturer welcomes French dealer

3-Oct-2019Source: Robert Swan

After an absence of some years, Enstrom Helicopter Corp now have an active new dealer in France. Rotor & Aircraft SA, based in Chartres, have taken delivery of the latest production example of the Enstrom 280FX. Serial number 2167, this aircraft was displayed at Heli-Expo in Atlanta following manufacture in March 2019. It was officially... Read more

Royal Thai Army prepares for more Enstrom 480Bs

Royal Thai Army prepares for more Enstrom 480Bs

2-Oct-2019Source: Air Forces Monthly

The Royal Thai Army (RTA) is receiving training on its latest batch of six Enstrom 480B helicopters ahead of delivery. Over the next four weeks, a total of 36 RTA pilots and mechanics will be visiting Enstrom facilities in Menominee, Michigan, to become trained to fly and support the turbine-powered helicopters. They will be split into two groups,... Read more

Enstrom Obtains Certification of Garmin® GTN 750

Enstrom Obtains Certification of Garmin® GTN 750

26-Jul-2019Source: Enstrom

Enstrom is pleased to announce that the Federal Aviation Administration has certified the Garmin GTN 750, a  GPS/NAV/COMM multifunction display system in the Enstrom 480B. The GTN 750 features graphical flight planning, terrain mapping, air traffic viewing, detailed geo-referenced charting, satellite weather reporting and tons more.  These features are all available on a tall touchscreen display... Read more

Enstrom Celebrates 60 Years

Enstrom Celebrates 60 Years

24-Jul-2019Source: Enstrom

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation is proud to be celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2019. From humble beginnings in the woods of northern Michigan, Enstrom has grown to become a storied aerospace manufacturer, having produced more than 1300 aircraft operated in over 50 countries around the world. Rudy Enstrom was a mining engineer in Crystal Falls, MI... Read more

Enstrom Helicopters on display at  EAA AirVenture 2019

Enstrom Helicopters on display at EAA AirVenture 2019

22-Jul-2019Source: Enstrom

Enstrom is on display at the 50th EAA Air Venture in Oshkosh! Enstrom Helicopter Corporation will be displaying a state of the art 5 place turbine powered 480B, complete with an Aspen glass cockpit and Garmin avionics. Also on display will be a stunning 3 seat 280FX. The only turbocharged piston helicopter in production today,... Read more

22-Mar-19 OK-CLV Enstrom 480 Slavoňov, Czech Republic (2F)

22-Mar-19 OK-CLV Enstrom 480 Slavoňov, Czech Republic (2F)

22-Mar-2019

Training flight leading to fatal injuries of both the student and the instructor, named here as Michal Beneš... Read more

A new Enstrom 280FX for Training in France

A new Enstrom 280FX for Training in France

11-Mar-2019Source: Enstrom

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation was pleased to deliver their newest 280FX to the French training company, Golf Tango at Heli-Expo in Atlanta. Gérard Taunay, founder of Golf Tango was on hand, along with François Gatineau, CEO of Rotor and Aircraft, the Enstrom dealer in France. This new 280FX will be operated from Golf Tango’s main base... Read more

New Options for Enstrom Service in France

New Options for Enstrom Service in France

11-Mar-2019Source: Enstrom

The newest Enstrom Helicopter service center was announced at Heli-Expo in Atlanta. Copter & Boat’s Dream, also known as Copter Company in France, is owned by Eddy Pacalis and is based in Cournonsec, West of Montpellier on the Mediterranean Riviera where they maintain 30+ helicopters including 6 Enstroms. Doug Smith, Director of Product Support at... Read more

Six more Enstrom 480s for Thailand

Six more Enstrom 480s for Thailand

8-Mar-2019Source: Enstrom

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation is pleased to announce the sale of 6 turbine powered 480B aircraft to M-Landarch, the Enstrom Representative in Thailand. The $12m contract includes flight and maintenance training, and the aircraft are expected to deliver in the second half of 2019. The helicopters will be used for ab-initio and advanced flight training. The... Read more

Enstrom 280FX Upgrades

Enstrom 280FX Upgrades

6-Mar-2019Source: Enstrom

Enstrom Helicopter continues to invest in their piston line with improvements they debuted at Heli-Expo in Atlanta. The newest 280FX, which was on display in the Enstrom booth, showed off a redesign of the cabin doors, lighting upgrades including LED Forward (with Pulse) & Aft Landing Lights, a New Collective Design with Illuminated Control Panel,... Read more

Enstrom 480B receives Canadian certification

Enstrom 480B receives Canadian certification

6-Feb-2019Source: Enstrom

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation is pleased to announce it has received Transport Canada validation of their model 480B helicopter on January 25, 2019. The 480B joins the other Enstrom models listed under FAA Type Certificate H1CE which have been approved for operation in Canada including the F-28A, 280, F-28C, F-28C-2, 280C, F-28F, 280F, and 280FX. “Enstrom... Read more

New Zealand certifies current Enstrom models

New Zealand certifies current Enstrom models

5-Nov-2018Source: Enstrom

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation was granted New Zealand Type Acceptance for its Enstrom F-28/280/480 Series helicopters by the Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand in September. “The Enstrom helicopters, with their rugged features and great safety record are a perfect fit for New Zealand,” said Dennis Martin, Director of Marketing and Sales. “The three bladed, fully... Read more

Enstrom announces 280FX Sale at Helitech 2018

Enstrom announces 280FX Sale at Helitech 2018

22-Oct-2018Source: Enstrom Helicopter Corporation

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation signed a contract at Helitech International to deliver a new 280FX into France.   The deal is being completed by their dealer, François Gatineau, CEO of Rotor & Aircraft Sarl.   This signing took place on October 17 at the Enstrom booth. This is the last step in the process to bring the Enstrom... Read more

New 480B to South Africa

New 480B to South Africa

28-Sep-2018Source: Enstrom Helicopter

Enstrom Helicopter is exhibiting with Safomar Aviation, Enstrom’s African distributor based in Johannesburg in the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD).   AAD is a bi-annual show taking place at the Waterkloof Air Force Base in Pretoria.  Dennis Martin, Enstrom Director of Sales and Marketing, is joining the Safomar sales team at the show. On display are... Read more

Enstrom certifies Appareo Vision 1000

Enstrom certifies Appareo Vision 1000

24-Aug-2018Source: Enstrom Helicopter Corporation

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation has certified Appareo’s Vision 1000 in the Enstrom 480B turbine helicopter.  FAA certification for the Vision 1000 was granted in June followed by EASA and the Brazilian ANAC.  Approval is in process with the Chinese CAAC and the CAA of Argentina. The Vision 1000 is Appareo’s FAA-certified cockpit recording device that captures attitude data,... Read more

Enstrom 280FXs accepted by the Global Services and Solutions of Pakistan

Enstrom 280FXs accepted by the Global Services and Solutions of Pakistan

14-Mar-2018Source: Enstrom Helicopter Corporation

During the week of February 5th, Enstrom Helicopter Corporation completed a successful acceptance of 4 piston 280FX helicopters to Global Services and Solutions of Pakistan. A team of inspectors from Global Services & Solutions led by co-owner Mr. Abdul Khaliq Awan and Mr. Ali Muhammad led the acceptance after a week-long inspection process at the... Read more

Estonian Police re-starts Enstrom 480 auction after no bids placed

Estonian Police re-starts Enstrom 480 auction after no bids placed

24-Jan-2018Source: HeliHub.com

The Estonian Police and Border Guard Board are putting their Enstrom 480B up for auction again. The helicopter was put on auction a week prior, reports Baltic Course, but no bids were made on it. They hope to sell the helicopter and with the money made, purchase a new fixed wing observation plane. The Enstrom... Read more

LOM PRAHA TRADE a.s. and Enstrom Helicopter sign Contract

LOM PRAHA TRADE a.s. and Enstrom Helicopter sign Contract

23-Oct-2017Source: Enstrom

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation signed a contract for six  480B-G turbine helicopters with LOM PRAHA TRADE a.s. in the Czech Republic. The Enstrom Representatives in the Czech Republic, Dan Tucek and Roland VanHees from DSA, provided the coordination for marketing, flight demonstrations, sales support and contract negotiations for this program. Known as the 480B-G, Enstrom’s turbine-powered... Read more

Enstrom sells F280FX helicopters to Pakistan

Enstrom sells F280FX helicopters to Pakistan

6-Oct-2017Source: Enstrom Helicopter

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation is pleased to announce the sale of piston powered 280FX helicopters to Pakistan. This sale was managed by Enstrom’s representative in Pakistan, Global Services & Solutions.  “It was a pleasure working with Mr.  Abdul Khaliq Awan, the General Manager of Global Services & Solutions. This has been a great team effort and... Read more

TH-180 program has two prototype aircraft in the certification program

TH-180 program has two prototype aircraft in the certification program

5-Jun-2017Source: Enstorm

The TH-180 program has two prototype aircraft in the certification program.  One is in flight test and the other (pictured) is engaged in a 100-hour ground run which is a rugged test of the drive system and controls.  Several tests have been completed and the program is steadily progressing toward certification by the end of... Read more

10-May-17 N480W Enstrom 480 Pfunders, Italy (1F)

10-May-17 N480W Enstrom 480 Pfunders, Italy (1F)

10-May-2017

Helicopter had started the day in Pisa, flying north and refuelling at Bolzano.  On next leg to Salzburg it encountered some difficulties and one report suggests it was on fire before reaching the ground and burning out in a ravine.  Sole occupant pilot fatally injured – reported as a 75 year old Austrian national... Read more

Enstrom Delivers 480B to Sharkeys Helicopter

Enstrom Delivers 480B to Sharkeys Helicopter

8-Mar-2017Source: Enstrom

The latest Enstrom MODEL 480B to fly away from the factory has been delivered to Sharkey’s Helicopters.   This aircraft with its beautiful paint job is the 4th ship to be sold through Sharkey’s in the past 12 months. The sales of 2 480Bs and 2 F28Fs along with the continued support of customers and Enstrom... Read more

Enstrom 180 resumes Flight Testing

Enstrom 180 resumes Flight Testing

6-Oct-2016Source: HeliHub.com

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

Enstrom TH-180 certification flights resume

Enstrom TH-180 certification flights resume

1-Jun-2016Source: HeliHub.com

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

Enstrom signs new 5-year agreement for M250 engines

Enstrom signs new 5-year agreement for M250 engines

2-Mar-2016Source: Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce and Enstrom Helicopter Corporation have signed a new agreement to provideRolls-Royce M250 engines for the versatile 480B helicopter. The 480B is Enstrom’s flagship turbine helicopter, known for its combination of safety, stability, comfort and value. The five-seat aircraft serves as a military trainer, and is well suited for law enforcement, emergency medical and commercial, agricultural... Read more

Enstrom confident they can keep TH-180 on schedule

Enstrom confident they can keep TH-180 on schedule

1-Mar-2016Source: TH180

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

Heli-Expo 2016 Preview

Heli-Expo 2016 Preview

23-Feb-2016Source: HeliHub.com

Heli-Expo is almost upon us, and it is a good time to both reflect on the year since the last event and look ahead to the future – hoping that we can see an improvement to give us a warm feeling inside. We look for new models being revealed, contracts being announced, the camaraderie of... Read more

Enstrom TH-180 prototype has test flight accident

Enstrom TH-180 prototype has test flight accident

15-Feb-2016Source: HeliHub.com

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

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

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

12-Feb-2016

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

R66 production numbers speed past the H120 total

R66 production numbers speed past the H120 total

20-Oct-2015Source: HeliHub.com

Robinson Helicopter Co registered serial number 0690 on 9th October (it’s N959BC, if you want to check). This is a landmark achievement in the five-seat single-turbine world as it is the point where the total passes the production to date of the EC120 (now H120).  See also our comparison article between these two types from... Read more

09-Sep-15 G-IGHH Enstrom 280 Aldbury, UK

09-Sep-15 G-IGHH Enstrom 280 Aldbury, UK

9-Sep-2015

Helicopter struck and cut powercables on take-off, crashing in the field below shortly after, minor injuries to the pilot.  Helicopter rolled over and ended up on its rotorhead... Read more

Continuing Development of the Enstrom TH180

Continuing Development of the Enstrom TH180

17-Aug-2015Source: Enstrom

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

22-Jul-15 G-BYKF Enstrom 28F Dunkeswell, UK

22-Jul-15 G-BYKF Enstrom 28F Dunkeswell, UK

22-Jul-2015

Details to be confirmed, but reported “in a nose down attitude in the business park”... Read more

19-Jul-15 N280CH Enstrom 280FX Carlingford, Ireland

19-Jul-15 N280CH Enstrom 280FX Carlingford, Ireland

19-Jul-2015

Heavy landing, and likely “unscheduled”.  Main blades damaged and available photo shows some damage on starboard side.  Skids not visible in long grass and nose of helicopter almost hit dry stone wall.... Read more

21-Jun-15 C-FQGY Enstrom 280C Sidney, Canada

21-Jun-15 C-FQGY Enstrom 280C Sidney, Canada

21-Jun-2015

The helicopter was landing on an unprepared, deeply cultivated field. During the vertical landing, the left skid settled into the soft ground and the helicopter entered into a dynamic rollover. There was substantial damage to the helicopter. There were no injuries to the pilot or passenger. CADORS 2015C2439... Read more

05-Jun-15 Enstrom F280FX Harrison River, Canada

05-Jun-15 Enstrom F280FX Harrison River, Canada

5-Jun-2015

The privately owned Enstrom 280FX helicopter, was being flown from Bralorne to Langley. The pilot/owner ditched the aircraft in the Harrison River. The pilot was not injured but the aircraft was significantly damaged. CADORS 2015P0926... Read more

Enstrom Helicopter wins awards

Enstrom Helicopter wins awards

1-Jun-2015Source: Enstrom

On May 21, 2015, Enstrom Helicopter Corporation was awarded the 2015 Business of the Year Award from the Michigan Works Job Force Board. The Michigan Works! System is a unified workforce development system that is an instrumental partner for developing Michigan’s economic future. The Enstrom factory expansion project along with increased employment has given Menominee... Read more

13-Mar-15 N5688N Enstrom F28C-2 Shelby, US-Montana

13-Mar-15 N5688N Enstrom F28C-2 Shelby, US-Montana

13-Mar-2015

Minor damage after skid touched ground while hovering... Read more

Enstrom delivers last of 30 480Bs to Japanese Ground Self Defense Force

Enstrom delivers last of 30 480Bs to Japanese Ground Self Defense Force

4-Mar-2015Source: Enstrom

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation is pleased to announce that the final 4 Enstrom 480B turbine training helicopters were accepted by the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force. The aircraft were delivered by Aero Facility Co Ltd, Enstrom’s authorized sales representative in Japan. The 480B was originally selected by the JGSDF in 2010 to replace their fleet of... Read more

Enstrom brings TH180 development aircraft to Heli-Expo

Enstrom brings TH180 development aircraft to Heli-Expo

4-Mar-2015Source: Enstrom

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

28-Feb-15 VH-YHD Enstrom 280C Deception Bay, Australia

28-Feb-15 VH-YHD Enstrom 280C Deception Bay, Australia

28-Feb-2015

Crashed into mudflats.  Pilot out and OK.... Read more

Bell, Enstrom and MD select Mid-Continent MD302 Standby Attitude Module

Bell, Enstrom and MD select Mid-Continent MD302 Standby Attitude Module

26-Feb-2015Source: Mid-Continent Instrument

Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics today announced that the company’s MD302 Standby Attitude Module (SAM®) is being offered as the digital standby display in the Bell Helicopter 407GX, Enstrom Helicopter 480B-G, and the MD Helicopters MD900 Explorer. “SAM was a reliable and robust solution for our standby instrument need. The clean design and the ability to... Read more

Enstrom TH180 First Flight

Enstrom TH180 First Flight

12-Feb-2015Source: Enstrom

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

Enstrom lost blades before fatal crash

Enstrom lost blades before fatal crash

5-Feb-2015Source: Daily Camera

The helicopter that crashed in Erie last week — killing both people on board — lost its main rotor after coming in for a landing at a “steep angle,” according to a preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board. See Full Story... Read more

26-Jan-15 N86235 Enstrom F280FX Erie, US-Colorado (2F)

26-Jan-15 N86235 Enstrom F280FX Erie, US-Colorado (2F)

26-Jan-2015

Crashed adjacent to the threshold of runway 15 and burnt out.  Mountain View Fire & Rescue issued a statement saying there were two fatalities.  This short video interview suggests that part of the helicopter separated in mid air.  Operator Mountain One Helicopters announced on their Facebook page that the victims were instructor Alex Viola and... Read more

08-Dec-14 N509LH Enstrom 280FX Fort Lupton, US-Colorado

08-Dec-14 N509LH Enstrom 280FX Fort Lupton, US-Colorado

8-Dec-2014

Lost power in cruise at 600ft and force landed in field just NE of Platte Valley Airpark,  causing minor injuries to 25-year old female pilot, who was not named in press reports.  Photo... Read more

Enstrom project builder wins construction award

Enstrom project builder wins construction award

7-Nov-2014Source: UP Matters

At the annual Excellence in Construction Awards program recently held in Grand Rapids, Moyle Construction was awarded first place for the Enstrom Helicopter Corporation Addition and Renovation project in Menominee. See Full Story... Read more

Enstrom Delivers First 480B-G

Enstrom Delivers First 480B-G

10-Oct-2014Source: Enstrom

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation celebrated delivery of the first model 480B-G to Rick Boswell of New Hampshire today. The 480B-G is equipped with the Garmin G1000H glass cockpit. “I’m a tech junkie,” says Rick. “When I heard about the Garmin G1000H, I had to have it. Partner it with the Enstrom 480B, and it’s my perfect... Read more

07-Aug-14 N213BL Enstrom F28F Tunnel City, US-Wisconsin

07-Aug-14 N213BL Enstrom F28F Tunnel City, US-Wisconsin

7-Aug-2014

Crashed into cornfield while spraying.... Read more

FAA approves Enstrom 480B-G – the Garmin G1000H equipped 480

FAA approves Enstrom 480B-G – the Garmin G1000H equipped 480

30-Jul-2014Source: Enstrom

Enstrom is pleased to announce that the Federal Aviation Administration has certified the Garmin G1000H all-glass, integrated flight deck for installation in its 480B helicopter model. The new configuration will be designated the 480B-G. “This program is a significant milestone for Enstrom as we continue with future developments in our product line offerings” said Tracy Biegler,... Read more

Enstrom Helicopter STC Approved for Aspen Display Retrofit

Enstrom Helicopter STC Approved for Aspen Display Retrofit

22-Jul-2014Source: Aspen Avionics

Aspen STC, Inc. and Aspen Avionics today announced that several Enstrom helicopters are now approved for retrofit with Aspen Avionics’ Evolution EFD 1000H Pro primary flight display, and EFD 500H/1000H multi-function display through a Supplemental Type Certificate issued to Aspen, STC, Inc. Aspen Avionics and Aspen STC, Inc. are independent and unaffiliated organizations. Aspen STC,... Read more

Enstrom Adds Dealers, Continues Innovation

Enstrom Adds Dealers, Continues Innovation

17-Jul-2014Source: Enstrom

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

Czech Republic – DSA adds Enstrom 480 to fleet

Czech Republic – DSA adds Enstrom 480 to fleet

24-Jun-2014Source: HeliHub.com

Czech operator DSA has added a new type to its fleet with the acquisition of an Enstrom 480B from the UK. Delivered on its British registration G-TRYX, the helicopter continues to be registered in the UK in DSA’s name.  It is based at Prague’s Kbely Airport and used for training and charter Jeremy Parkin –... Read more

03-Jun-14 G-IDUP Enstrom F280C Sywell, UK

03-Jun-14 G-IDUP Enstrom F280C Sywell, UK

3-Jun-2014

Main blades hit hangar while manoevering close to the fuel pumps... Read more

Swiss flying school buys their first Robinson

Swiss flying school buys their first Robinson

28-Apr-2014Source: HeliHub.com

Swiss fixed and rotary wing flight school Flugschule Eichenberger has recently concluded the purchase of a Robinson R44 from a private owner in the UK.  Up to now, the flight school has only owned Enstrom helicopters, and currently has F28, F280 and 480 models in its fleet.  They have additionally leased in both Bell 206... Read more

05-Apr-14 G-OJMF Enstrom 280FX Kirchham, Austria (1F)

05-Apr-14 G-OJMF Enstrom 280FX Kirchham, Austria (1F)

5-Apr-2014

Crashed into a heavily forested area on a night flight.  Pilot killed, and the two other occupants seriously injured... Read more

Venezuela signs for 16 Enstrom 480Bs

Venezuela signs for 16 Enstrom 480Bs

26-Feb-2014Source: Enstrom

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation is pleased to announce they have received a signed contract from the Venezuela Ministry of Defense for 16 training helicopters. The aircraft will be delivered within the next 18 months and will be used for training by the Venezuelan Air Force and Navy. The contract includes 16 standard model 480B helicopters as... Read more

Enstrom introduces new two-seat trainer – the TH180

Enstrom introduces new two-seat trainer – the TH180

25-Feb-2014Source: Enstrom

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

HeliHub.com produces list of helicopters at Heli-Expo 2014

HeliHub.com produces list of helicopters at Heli-Expo 2014

23-Feb-2014Source: HeliHub.com

The HeliHub.com team have produced the following list of the helicopters at the Heli-Expo 2014 convention in Anaheim, California.  This is a “work in progress” story, which we will update regularly, so please check back if there is a detail here currently incomplete.  As news stories emerge relating to particular aircraft, we will annotate the story... Read more

Glass Panel Display STC for Enstrom Helicopters Nears Final Approval

Glass Panel Display STC for Enstrom Helicopters Nears Final Approval

22-Feb-2014Source: Aspen STC

Aspen STC, Inc. in partnership with Alternative Avionics today announced they have passed the flight test phase of the FAA Supplemental Type Certification (STC) process with Aspen Avionics’ Evolution EFD 1000H Pro Primary Flight Display, and EFD 500H/1000H Multi-Function Displays. The STC will cover installation in most Enstrom helicopter models. Aspen STC, Inc. designed the... Read more

New CEO at Enstrom from 1st February

New CEO at Enstrom from 1st February

28-Jan-2014Source: Enstrom

Jerry Mullins, current President and CEO, announced his retirement effective January 31st, 2014. A veteran in the aviation industry for 40 years, Mullins says, “It’s been a great run. Part of me will always be connected to the helicopter industry.” Mullins and his wife Nancy will be moving to Texas to be closer to family,... Read more

21-Jan-14 N51683 Enstrom 280C Showlow, US-Arizona

21-Jan-14 N51683 Enstrom 280C Showlow, US-Arizona

21-Jan-2014

Substantially damaged in landing accident... Read more

Nicholson McLaren Aviation to exhibit at Heli UK Expo

Nicholson McLaren Aviation to exhibit at Heli UK Expo

12-Jan-2014Source: Heli UK

Nicholson McLaren Aviation has confirmed their attendance at the Heli UK Expo at Sywell Aerodrome, from 3rd – 4th June 2014. Nicholson McLaren Aviation are an EASA Part 145 approved company specializing in the overhaul, maintenance, repairs and overspeed inspections of Lycoming and Continental engine. Located in Berkshire, United Kingdom, Nicholson McLaren Aviation have a... Read more

10-Jan-14 F-GIZR Enstrom F28A Saint-Amans-des-Cots, France

10-Jan-14 F-GIZR Enstrom F28A Saint-Amans-des-Cots, France

10-Jan-2014

Pilot observed a significant reduction in engine noise and a different regime. The helicopter slowly loses the height. The pilot decided to land in the countryside. A 2 meters on the ground, the device drops abruptly. One of the main rotor blades struck the ground in front of the camera then severed the tail boom.... Read more

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