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Lubrication of Tail Rotor Thrust Bearings

The Enstrom tail rotor has great authority: being unobstructed, loss of tail rotor effectiveness is minimal if any at all. To maintain that positive control, one thing to add to your next maintenance task is SIL NO. 0162 (Piston) or SIL NO. T-026 (Turbine), these documents detail a lubrication method to prevent premature wear of the… Read more »

Meet Dennis Martin, VP of Sales & Marketing

Do you remember back in high school when the Guidance Counselor would have you list out your dream job? Well, be careful what you wish for because it just might come true. After all, it did for me! I was fortunate to grow up in an aviation family. My dad was a private pilot who… 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 »

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 »

Keeping the nose straight

Earlier this month our Director of Operations and fellow DPE of Sweet Helicopters, Jeff Schorsch, conducted a recurrent training course for our pilot staff. One of his topics was a review of Loss of Tail Rotor Effectiveness (LTE). So, this month I selected a past accident report, onboard the helicopter was a pilot and passenger.… Read more »

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 »

Keeping the nose straight

Earlier this month our Director of Operations and fellow DPE of Sweet Helicopters, Jeff Schorsch, conducted a recurrent training course for our pilot staff. One of his topics was a review of Loss of Tail Rotor Effectiveness (LTE). So, this month I selected a recent accident report, onboard the helicopter was a pilot and passenger.… 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 »

The Enstrom Helicopter Corporation Receives Production Certificate

The Enstrom Helicopter Corporation (Enstrom) is excited to announce that it has received FAA Production Certificate No. 26CE. Doug Smith, Enstrom’s VP of Quality Assurance, was on hand to receive the Production Certificate (PC) in person at the Minneapolis MIDO. The PC authorizes Enstrom to manufacture parts for all models of Enstrom helicopters, an important milestone… 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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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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