Author: Enstrom Helicopter Corporation

Zambia Air Force celebrates introducing new Enstrom helicopters into service

Enstrom continues to grow its global footprint. On March 25, Zambia Air Force (ZAF) welcomed two newly delivered Enstrom 480B turbine helicopters into its fleet. Enstrom representatives joined ZAF personnel for an induction ceremony in Lusaka, featuring speeches, food, photos, and traditional entertainment. “The induction ceremony was amazing!” said Enstrom Senior Tech Representative Bayard duPont.… Read more »

Employee Spotlight: Kevin Braasch

Hi, my name is Kevin Braasch, and I work in the glass and fiberglass department. You don’t have to spend much time looking to find my contribution to an Enstrom helicopter. I help shape each and every cabin window. Let me pull back the curtain and tell you a bit of our process. Our team… Read more »

Enstrom Debuts New Partnerships, Paint Schemes at HAI HELI-EXPO 2024

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation once again demonstrated its innovative vision for the future at HAI HELI-EXPO 2024, the world’s largest annual helicopter trade show. Between February 26-29, more than 15,000 helicopter pilots, professionals, and enthusiasts from 87 countries packed into Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA, breaking attendance records. Enstrom representatives made the most of this… Read more »

Enstrom Adds Air Conditioning to 280FX and F28F Helicopters

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Kelly Aerospace Thermal Systems to provide air conditioning for Enstrom 280FX and F28F helicopters. The state-of-the-art all-electric system will be STC’d by Kelly and available for installation in factory new aircraft as well as for field installation. “Air conditioning has been high on… Read more »

Enstrom expands partnership with Airwolf Aerospace, offering new lithium-ion battery option

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation is expanding its relationship with Airwolf Aerospace, adding a supplemental type certificate (STC) for the installation of True Blue Power® TB17 Lithium-ion batteries. This option will be available for all Enstrom 480B model helicopters. Airwolf Aerospace has acted as a trusted, long-time supplier for Enstrom, providing the main rotor Tension Torsion straps… Read more »

Employee Spotlight: Kristi Johnson

“Do what you love and love what you do.” It’s difficult to sum up each of the many facets of my job, but I can honestly say I love all of them. My name is Kristi Johnson, and I’m the Executive Admin Assistant at Enstrom. I’m the first person you see when you walk in… Read more »

Enstrom Announces Opening of New Repair Station

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation is celebrating the opening of its brand-new, FAA-approved repair station, number EHCR228E. The state-of-the-art repair station operates within Enstrom’s Menominee, MI factory. It will provide helicopter maintenance, damage repairs, upgrades, and component overhauls, all at the hands of Enstrom’s premier repair experts. “This is a significant upgrade to what customers might have… Read more »

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation Finalizes Sale to Peruvian Military

Enstrom is excited to announce the signing of new purchase agreements with the Peruvian Military for four 280FX training helicopters. The Peruvian Army purchased two helicopters, and the Peruvian Air Force purchased another two. These aircraft will supplement both services’ respective training fleets, which already include multiple Enstrom helicopters. “We’ve supplied the Peruvian Army with… Read more »

Employee Spotlight: Peter Woodruff

After so many years deployed away from home, I’m so thankful to have finally found a home with Enstrom Helicopter Corporation. Hi, my name is Peter “Woodie” Woodruff. I grew up in Swartz Creek, Michigan, an area known as the “’burbs of Flint,” and joined the army in 2002 shortly after my first daughter Abigale… Read more »

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The Great Alaskan Aviation Gathering

05/04/2024
Location: The Alaska State Fairgrounds
The first weekend in May every year, Alaskans gather to celebrate aviation and plan for the upcoming flying season by attending the largest free aviation event in the nation!

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Washington DC Flyover

05/11/2024
Location: Washington, DC
The GA Flyover will commemorate the many contributions general aviation has provided to this nation over the past eight decades.

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Enstrom Maintenance Course, Piston

06/03/2024 Fri., 06/07/2024
Cost: $1,400 Per Person
Location: Menominee, Michigan, USA
Enstrom offers maintenance courses to educate pilots and ground crew. They are I.A. Renewal Accredited.

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