Category: Inside Enstrom

Enstrom Helicopters at EAA Airventure

Everyone at Enstrom is excited to have participated in our first major show after the factory reboot. July 25 through 31 we displayed at the EAA Airventure extravaganza in Oshkosh, WI, and with over 600,000 people attending couldn’t have started with a bigger bang. The response was fantastic. We had our demo 480B there, complete […]

Stephenson Michigan Lions Club Chopper Drop

The annual “chopper drop” was held for the Stephenson, Michigan Lions Club recently. Acting as their main fundraiser, 700 balls are sold and dropped by an Enstrom helicopter onto a golf green. The winner, or winners, receive $10,000. The local Lions Club has given back over $30,000 to local community programs, scholarships, and Lions District […]

National Night Out

National Night Out is a community-building event held around the US in August. It brings neighbors, law enforcement, and local businesses together. In Marinette, WI, just across the river from Menominee, MI, they held National Night Out at the Community REC center. The event was supported by fire, rescue, and police from around the area […]

Safety Check – July

The More We Look, the Less We See This month’s Safety Check we are talking about preflight inspections and how complacency can become a flight risk. When I searched “inadequate preflight inspections” I was shocked with how many reports came up on helicopters alone. So, I decided to focus on Enstrom’s specifically. Fortunately, that reduced […]

Enstrom Helicopter Featured at Rotors ‘n Ribs

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation took part in the annual Rotors ’n Ribs event July 9, 2022 in Goshen, Indiana. This event is held each year by Sweet Helicopters in conjunction with America’s Freedom Fest making it one of the Midwest’s premier air shows. Representatives from Enstrom met with helicopter owners, operators, and enthusiasts at this event […]

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 […]

Enstrom Helicopter Under New and Stable Ownership

Parts orders to start June 6th   FORT WAYNE, Ind., May 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — 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 manufacturers as it once was. In a letter […]

Enstrom engineers play with Legos

There has always been a special connection between kids and robots, and kids and Legos. Kids, robots, and Legos can all be found at a robotics group at the Marinette Middle School. With advisor Lynn Francour, a group of 40 sixth-, seventh-, and eighth-graders work together to create Lego robots. Ten of these students form […]

Celebrating Delivery of the First Model 480B-G!

Menominee, Michigan; October 6, 2014 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 […]

Enstrom joins elite ranks in technology: Introducing the 480B-G

Menominee, MI/July 28, 2014 — 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 […]

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