Enstrom Helicopter Corporation at Join Oconto Elks Fly-In

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation celebrated Oconto, Wisconsin’s high-flying heritage at the Oconto County Elks Fly-In on September 16 at the J. Douglas Bake Municipal Airport (KOCQ). Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Dennis Martin, flew into Oconto in a 480B helicopter. Enstrom’s rotorcraft joined nearly three dozen other aircraft and more than 200 classic automobiles. Flyovers… Read more »

North to Alaska: Bush Flying in Alaska

I’m back in Alaska this week after spending the past several weeks in Michigan and Wisconsin. As always, I had a fabulous time representing Enstrom Helicopter at our booth for EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh. It was a great week, and I got the warmup I was looking for. When I finally arrived back in Anchorage,… Read more »

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation delights families at City of Marinette’s “National Night Out”

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation employees and their families joined the Marinette community on August 1 in celebrating National Night Out. National Night Out is an annual campaign aimed at better connecting first responders with the communities they serve. Event organizers believe bolstering relationships is the key to making neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. At… Read more »

Cell phones and soybeans, a guide for using cameras in the air

A few years ago, the minds at WIRED Magazine calculated the terminal velocity of an iPhone to be about 65 feet per second. Theoretically, they concluded, an iPhone falling hundreds of feet onto a soft surface would only see about half the amount of G force as an iPhone falling just three feet onto hard… Read more »

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation Launches Ambitious Recruitment Campaign

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation, under the passionate ownership of Chuck Surack, is rapidly pushing forward in developing exciting new rotorcraft models and features, all while witnessing an unprecedented level of product demand. As a result, Enstrom will begin actively recruiting to grow its already impressive workforce, which currently boasts more than 125 employees. Enstrom has immediate… Read more »

Enstrom at Rotors ‘n Ribs 2023

Contrary to what might be common perception, a helicopter salesman does not get to zoom around in a new helicopter daily. So, when Enstrom decided to showcase a couple helicopters at the Rotors ‘n Ribs fly-in, you can bet I jumped at the opportunity to help fly one down. Our mission was to safely traverse… Read more »

Employee Spotlight: Rich Hosking

Every time I see an Enstrom helicopter flying overhead, I can’t help but be filled with pride knowing I played a part in making it fly. My name is Rich Hosking, and I help produce the fan shrouds that funnel air flow toward the piston motor, keeping it cool. Building machines to the safety and… Read more »

Safety Check: Summer Flying Tips

As I type this month’s Safety Check, I can hear a group of local pilots discussing their plans to fly to AirVenture in Oshkosh, WI. Organizers expect more than 10,000 aircraft to be there. We’re expecting good flying weather, but the hot summer air can still pose a few challenges. Here are a few tips… Read more »

North to Alaska: Rain, Sun, and Glaciers

This is the second installment in my “North to Alaska” series, see part one here. I’ve spent the better part of a year flying heli-fishermen up to the remote waters near Talaheim Lodge in Alaska. These past few years, I’ve spent most of my summer in Alaska, only returning to the lower 48 for EAA… Read more »

Upcoming Events

The Great Alaskan Aviation Gathering

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

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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