Author: Bert Ehrmann

Enstrom Selects Genesys Helicopter Autopilot For Enstrom 480B

Enstrom Collaborating with Genesys to Certify Latest Helicopter Autopilot Genesys Aerosystems, a Moog company, announced today that it is working with Enstrom Helicopter Corporation to install and certify the latest generation Genesys Helicopter Autopilot in the Enstrom 480B. The 3-axis VFR autopilot is scheduled for completion and availability for OEM factory fit and aftermarket retrofit… Read more »

ASI, Enstrom Partner to Resurrect Popular Insurance Program

Aviation Specialty Insurance has partnered with Enstrom Helicopter Corporation to reintroduce an insurance program tailor-made for Enstrom owners and operators, the Enstrom Owner’s Program. The program promises customers ultra-competitive rates, tiered rating credits based on pilot experience, five liability limit options, instant rate indications, and more. Customers can also expect to receive instant quotes and… Read more »

Enstrom President Promotes Education Opportunities, Community Involvement

On October 5, Enstrom Helicopter Corporation President Todd Tetzlaff attended the 2023 Connections: K12 Education, Business, Industry & Higher Education event held at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College’s (NWTC) Marinette campus. Representatives from the University of Wisconsin, Green Bay (UWGB) and the Northeast Wisconsin Manufacturing Association (NEWMA) also participated. This event functioned as a connection point… Read more »

Rebooted Enstrom Helicopter Corp. Signs First Sales Representative

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation is pleased to announce that it has signed Aero Facility Co, Ltd. as their representative for sales in the country of Japan. Aero Facility has the honor of being the first Representative signed back after Enstrom emerged out of Chapter 7 bankruptcy on May 13, 2022. Aero Facility was a long time… Read more »

Enstrom Helicopter Under New and Stable Ownership

Chuck Surack, founder of Surack Enterprises, announced today that he has purchased The Enstrom Helicopter Corporation of Menominee, Michigan to rebuild the Enstrom brand into one of the leading American-made helicopter manufacturer as it once was. In a letter to the Enstrom leadership team, Surack shared his appreciation to the employees for their devotion and… Read more »

Botswana Police Air support orders 3 Enstrom 480B Helicopters

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 »

Enstrom 480B Helicopter Receives Canadian Certification

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 »

Enstrom receives New Zealand type certificate for F-28F, 280FX, and 480B

Menominee, Michigan. October, 2018 – 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… Read more »

280FX Deal Signed at Helitech

Amsterdam, Netherlands,  October 17, 2018 – 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… Read more »

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