Category: Inside Enstrom

Employee Spotlight: Jackie Kamps, Marketing Manager

My name is Jackie Kamps, but ever since my first HAI HELI-EXPO show, you’ll commonly hear me referred to as “Mother Hen.” Roger Sharkey gave me the nickname based on my ability to herd the team to the shows and meetings, and the nickname stuck. That was nearly 20 years ago in 2005. For the… Read more »

Employee Spotlight: Robert Cheeney

My name’s Robert Cheeney, and I work in IT. I’m the guy you hope not to have to see too often, but when you do, you’ll always be thankful I’m there. I joined the IT team earlier this year and hit the ground running. We’re a small department, but we’re masters at fixing any computer… 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 »

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 »

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 »

Join Enstrom at HAI HELI-EXPO 2024

Time is running out to register for the world’s largest annual helicopter trade show. HAI HELI-EXPO 2024 is set to run from February 26-29 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA. Enstrom representatives are excited to join more than 14,000 industry professionals for a week full of networking opportunities and educational courses. You’ll find… Read more »

Employee Spotlight: Scott Vande Hei

I find it’s something truly special to have finally found the job I could see myself one day retiring from. My name is Scott Vande Hei, and I can happily say I found that job at Enstrom Helicopter. My journey with Enstrom began nearly two decades ago in the stockroom. After about a year and… Read more »

Enstrom Continues Christmas Tradition of Transporting Santa Claus

Enstrom recently participated in the local EAA chapter’s “Breakfast with Santa” at Menominee County Airport. The big man’s sleigh was in for some upgrades. While Santa was in town the local EAA chapter decided to invite local kids for breakfast and a visit with the Jolly Old Elf. Mr. Claus relied on an Enstrom 280FX… Read more »

Employee Spotlight: Amy Larson

Tucked under the paneling of any Enstrom helicopter, you’ll find several miles of cables and wiring. As part of Enstrom’s avionics department, it’s my job to build the wire harnesses we use to ensure your helicopter’s sensors, batteries, and electronic controls all remain functional. My name is Amy Larson, and I’m a relative newcomer to… Read more »

Upcoming Events

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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Enstrom Maintenance Course, Turbine

06/10/2024 Fri., 06/14/2024
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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EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

07/22/2024 Sun., 07/28/2024
Location: Oshkosh/Nekimi, Wisconsin
Only in Oshkosh will you live seven straight days of world-class aerobatics, history coming alive through airplanes from all eras of flight filling the skies, fun into the night, camaraderie with fellow aviation enthusiasts, and much, much more.

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