Category: Press Releases

Enstrom Receives Japanese Certification for 480B

Menominee, MI, April 5, 2013 – On March 29, 2013, Enstrom Helicopter Corporation received Type Certificate Number 74 from the Japan Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB) for the Enstrom Model 480B Helicopter. The application was initially submitted to the JCAB on May 17, 2012. On October 22, 2012, two JCAB officials, accompanied by Mr. Mitsuo Hattori, […]

Rolls-Royce Delivers 31,000th M250 Engine to Enstrom Helicopter

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has delivered the 31,000th M250 engine to Enstrom Helicopter Corporation for installation in a 480B training helicopter destined for the Japan Ground Self Defense Force. The Rolls-Royce M250 engine line has amassed an impressive 223 million flight hours over the past 50 years of operation and has been continuously […]

Enstrom Selects Garmin G1000H Integrated Flight Deck for 480B

OLATHE, Kan. – March 14, 2013 — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced March 5, 2013 at Heli-Expo 2013 in Las Vegas, that Enstrom Helicopter Corporation has selected the G1000H all-glass, integrated flight deck for its 480B helicopter model.  “The Enstrom 480B is a remarkably […]

Enstrom Helicopter Acquires New Owner

Menominee, MI, January 7, 2013 – As of December 27, 2012, Chongqing Helicopter Investment Co., Ltd (CQHIC), located in Chongqing, China has acquired Enstrom Helicopter Corporation, moving from one foreign owner to another. Chongqing is the fourth largest metropolitan area in China. CQHIC is focused on helping Enstrom expand its reach into China and the […]

Japan Accepts Last Delivery of 2012 from Enstrom Helicopter

Menominee, MI, October 30, 2012 – Representatives from Japan visited Enstrom the week of October 22, 2012 to accept their last delivery for the year.  This delivery marks eight aircraft for the year, completing a total 10 out of a contracted 30 TH-480B helicopters that have been delivered.  The turbine powered aircraft will be used […]

Enstrom Helicopter Undergoes Website Redesign

Menominee, MI, October 1, 2012 – Enstrom Helicopter underwent a website redesign in the early part of summer this year.  Enstrom teamed up with Burnham Richards, a brand elevation company out of Green Bay, Wisconsin, to complete the upgrade.  The goal of the redesign of the website is to make the page easier to navigate, […]

Enstrom Helicopter Completes RTA Contract Deliveries

Menominee MI, August 16, 2012 – Enstrom Helicopter Corporation recently completed delivery of 16 480B turbine training/utility helicopters for the Royal Thai Army (RTA).  The deliveries were completed on budget, and ahead of contracted requirements.   “I am extremely proud of our team,” said Enstrom’s President & CEO, Jerry Mullins.  “From contract signing to final […]

Royal Thai Army Deliveries Pass the Half Way Mark

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation transferred ownership of 4 new 480B turbine helicopters to the Royal Thai Army (RTA) on January 20th in Lop Buri, Thailand.  This acceptance brings the total number of aircraft operated by the RTA to 10, of the 16 training/utility helicopters contracted for the Royal Thai Army. The 480Bs were purchased to provide […]

Enstrom Ships Second JGSDF Helicopter

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation recently shipped the second of a planned 30 TH-480B helicopters for the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force. The aircraft will be used by the JGSDF to train flight instructors for the future TH-480B fleet. Aero Facility will deliver the helicopter to the JGSDF in early 2012 and then continue delivering the remainder of the fleet through 2014.

Enstrom Appoints Dealership in China

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Zuhai Business Aviation Center as an Enstrom helicopter dealer in China. Located in Guandong Province, Zuhai BAC will now sell, service and operate Enstrom helicopters along with their well-established, fixed-wing business. To inaugurate the dealership, Zuhai BAC has placed orders for a new 280FX and […]