HAI President and CEO Jim Viola Visits Enstrom

Enstrom was recently excited to be visited by none other than Jim Viola, the President of HAI. HAI is the helicopter industry’s leading trade association. Not only do they host the Heli-Expo, our largest trade show, they are a leading voice in Washington and throughout the world speaking on behalf of helicopter operators, maintainers, and […]

The Future of Enstrom

It‘s been quite an interesting summer at Enstrom! This time last year our corporate campus was very quiet, but this year it’s humming with activity and has come back to life! As of today we officially have 86 employees spread out among all departments, including the factory floor. And on the floor we currently have […]

Aviation Specialty Insurance Owner Insurance Programs

For those that have owned Enstrom’s in the past or for those looking to buy in the future, Aviation Specialty Insurance is working on owner insurance programs that will be tailored specifically to Enstrom and its models. We’re confident this program will be unmatched in the market, with the goal being to ease the burden […]

My Top 10 Pet Peeves as a DPE

Last year I did a 10-part video series titled, “My Top 10 Pet Peeves as a DPE”. I created the series to help pilots pass their practical test or what is more commonly known as the dreaded “check ride.” Check rides can be very stressful, especially for private applicants. Please keep in mind the comments […]

Employee Spotlight: Cody Parkovich

Production Pilot/Tech Rep at Enstrom Helicopter Corp. I started my career in aviation in 2006 as an Airframe Mechanic in the Marine Corps on F/A-18 Hornets. At the beginning of this adventure, I never had an “aha moment” of this could be a career. Growing up in Marinette, Wisconsin, it was not a common topic […]

Enstrom is Back!

Perhaps the question we’ve been getting asked most lately at Enstrom is, “How are things going?” In a word, great! The factory is buzzing with excitement not felt in many years. As of the date of this newsletter, we have over 70 employees, and we are adding more every week. Enstrom has rehired manufacturing people, engineers, product […]

Propelling Enstrom into the Future

For over 60 years, Enstrom Helicopter has been an industry leader in safety, design, and innovation and I couldn’t be more excited to join this renowned business and help reestablish this icon of the sky. My history with Enstrom dates to 2008 when I began my journey of learning to fly these incredible machines. I […]

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 […]

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