Tag: Enstrom

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation demonstrates commitment to being a good neighbor

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation has called Menominee and the surrounding area home for the past six decades. We’re forever grateful for the community’s unwavering support for Enstrom through times of success and times of struggle. Now that the company is once more under stable ownership with a bright future ahead, Enstrom can fully embrace its call… Read more »

North to Alaska: Bayard’s First Trip to the Alaskan Wilderness

This is the first installment in a series I’m calling “North to Alaska.” If you haven’t noticed, I’ve been missing from the lower 48 for a little while. I have spent the past few months up at Talaheim Lodge in Alaska, flying heli-fisherman up to the remote waters there, where they’ll be surrounded by nothing… Read more »

Enstrom to host semi-annual maintenance courses in April, May

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation is gearing up to host our first of two semi-annual maintenance courses for 2023. We’ve designed these courses to help improve your skills in inspecting and maintaining your helicopter. Even the best aircraft won’t stay airworthy forever, especially without routine maintenance. Safety is and will always be our top priority here at… Read more »

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation President retires after storied career

Enstrom President Matt Francour is set to say goodbye this month to the company he dedicated nearly four decades of his life to. Matt announced his retirement from Enstrom earlier this year after having helped Enstrom successfully navigate through an often uncertain and tumultuous era. Matt said what he’ll miss the most from his time… Read more »

Safety Check – What is a true formation flight?

Recently we had a client request an aerial tour of a property in central Indiana. The flight request involved multiple helicopters. During the pilot safety briefing, it was discussed having one pilot who would make the radio calls on behalf of the other aircraft. Knowing this would be a revenue flight we could not be… Read more »

Enstrom History, from inception to production of the 280C

Welcome to the first installment of Enstrom History, where we’ll highlight the pioneers and innovators who helped Enstrom become what it is today. For this month’s installment, we start right at the beginning. Rudy Enstrom’s Early Designs Rudy Enstrom was born on June 23, 1916, in Crystal Falls, MI. While employed as a mechanic for… Read more »

Enstrom Helicopters Shines in Florida’s SUN ‘n FUN Aerospace Expo

Fresh off a celebrated appearance at HAI HELI-EXPO in Atlanta, Enstrom Helicopter Corporation continued to impress at SUN ‘n FUN Aerospace Expo in Lakeland, Florida. SUN ‘n FUN draws hundreds of thousands of visitors to what has become known as “Spring Break for Pilots.” It features more than 500 exhibitors, hands-on workshops, and educational seminars.… Read more »

Enstrom Helicopter Under New and Stable Ownership

Chuck Surack, founder of Surack Enterprises, announced today that he has purchased The Enstrom Helicopter Corporation of Menominee, Michigan to rebuild the Enstrom brand into one of the leading American-made helicopter manufacturer as it once was. In a letter to the Enstrom leadership team, Surack shared his appreciation to the employees for their devotion and… Read more »

LOM PRAHA TRADE a.s. and Enstrom Helicopter sign 480B-G Helicopter Contract

Menominee, MI, October, 2017 – Enstrom Helicopter Corporation signed a contract for six  480B-G turbine helicopters with LOM PRAHA TRADE a.s. in the Czech Republic. The Enstrom Representatives in the Czech Republic, Dan Tucek and Roland VanHees from DSA, provided the coordination for marketing, flight demonstrations, sales support and contract negotiations for this program.  … Read more »

Upcoming Events

SUN ‘n FUN Aerospace Expo

04/09/2024 Sun., 04/14/2024
Location: Lakeland, Florida
SUN ‘n FUN draws hundreds of thousands of visitors every year to Lakeland, Florida, making it the sunshine state’s largest annual convention of any kind.

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FIDAE

04/09/2024 Fri., 04/12/2024
Location: Santiago, Chile
The Feria Internacional del Aire y del Espacio, or FIDAE, is Latin America’s foremost aerospace, defense, and security exhibition.

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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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