Category: Inside Enstrom

Effective Correlator Operations

Enstrom occasionally get questions from pilots about why their correlator doesn’t seem to be effective. Most of the time we find that this issue comes from a misunderstanding of how it works and how to properly use it. The major difference between the correlator operation and governor operation (in piston engine helicopters) is that with… Read more »

Enstrom has Received its Production Certificate

By now many of you may have seen the good news that Enstrom received its Production Certificate PC. But what exactly is the PC, and why is it important? Most people are familiar with Type Certificates (TC), which is an FAA approval of an aircraft, aircraft engine, or propellor design. The key word here is… Read more »

Enstrom Helicopter Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

Enstrom Helicopter would like to welcome Adam Richardson to the Enstrom family. Adam has joined the company as the Chief Operating Officer starting in October. Here is a little bit about Adam, in his own words. First, I want to let you know how excited I am to join the Enstrom family. The coming years… Read more »

Inadvertent IMC – UP, DOWN or AROUND?

Welcome to the November 2022 edition of Safety Check – the section of our newsletter that we reserve to promote Enstrom helicopter safety. This month we will be discussing the pilot’s corrective action if we encounter inadvertent instrument meteorological conditions (IIMC) or a fancy way of saying unintentionally flying into clouds or low visibility flight… Read more »

Dates are set for 2023 Enstrom Maintenance Training

The 2023 maintenance training dates have been released. The classes are held at the Enstrom Helicopter factory in Menominee, MI. Training will emphasize inspection and routine maintenance of the helicopter and its systems. Maintenance, overhaul, and troubleshooting of the airframe and rotor system components will be covered, along with the main rotor tracking and trail… Read more »

HR Update

We have some very exciting news to share, we have broken the century mark and now there are officially 101 people employed at Enstrom! And we’re still seeking even more qualified individuals who combine dedication, skill, and innovation to join our team! Featured positions: Manufacturing Engineer, Subassembly & Test Manufacturing Engineer, Component Manufacturing Liaison Engineer… Read more »

Employee Spotlight: Dan Nelson

They call me “Tail Cone Dan.” Yeah that’s me, Dan Nelson. I have been in the sheet metal/ sub-component assembly department since I started working at Enstrom in January of 2012. Before I even heard of Enstrom, my manufacturing career started in Peshtigo, Wisconsin at DeCrane Aerospace Seating. For five years I assembled luxury aircraft… Read more »

HR Update

Enstrom Helicopter is growing, and we’re looking for qualified people to join our team, especially engineers. This time last month we had 86 employees, and as of right now we have 98! We’re hiring smart, passionate people who want to help launch Enstrom to the next level. We are as proud to be made in… Read more »

Getting Ready for Heli-Expo

Plans are in the works for Heli-Expo 2023 at Enstrom Helicopter. The largest helicopter show in the world will be in Atlanta, Georgia  March 7-9. With over 13,000 visitors from 75 countries to connect with more than 600 exhibitors Enstrom is excited to show off many updates to the aircraft and to our team. We… Read more »

Upcoming Events

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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