Enstrom Helicopter Corporation

February 22, 2009 - 1:21pm

Enstrom Helicopter, which saw 12 of its 20 deliveries last year go to customers outside the U.S., is seeing a continuation of the trend in 2009.

August 5, 2008 - 6:55am

Mere months after a corporate shakeup rocked Enstrom Helicopter to the roots of its mahogany row, the Menominee, Mich.-based rotorcraft manufacturer celebrated the largest single-customer sale in its 44-year history. Making the marketers dance was news of the sale of no fewer than 18 Enstrom 480Bs to the Indonesian National Police. The 480B is a turbine powered by a single Rolls-Royce 250-C20W.

July 30, 2008 - 10:47am

In the wake of last winter’s corporate turbulence, Enstrom Helicopter president Peter Parsinen has appointed executives to several key positions to continue to guide Enstrom during what he hopes will be a period of growth and improvement. Tracy Biegler has been appointed sales and proposal director. Biegler comes from Boeing Commercial Airplane’s flight-test department in Seattle, where he managed several engineering groups.

April 2, 2008 - 11:06am

Enstrom 480, Goshen, Ind., Aug. 5, 2005–The NTSB determined the landing accident was caused by “ground resonance experienced by the pilots.” The student pilot/owner was flying the turbine helicopter, accompanied by a 2,107-hour CFI, when it experienced ground resonance and disintegrated. The helicopter’s tail was sheared from the body and landed 30 feet away, the front seats about 10 feet away.

February 23, 2008 - 10:30am

Enstrom Helicopter recently delivered the first five-place 480B destined for Turkey to Istanbul-based Enstrom dealer Kaan Air. Enstrom handed over the turbine-powered helicopter–which features Garmin avionics, a leather interior and a photo door–to Kaan Air Capt. Muzaffer Atici at its factory in Menominee, Mich.

February 5, 2008 - 4:54am

It came as suddenly as a northern Michigan blizzard. One minute Steve Daniels–a former Kaman Aerospace executive who had taken the reins last year as president of Enstrom Helicopter and was doing his job scant weeks after painting a rosy, ambitious portrait of Enstrom’s future during a refreshingly candid presentation at February’s HAI Heli-Expo–was in office.

February 5, 2008 - 4:54am

It came as suddenly as a northern Michigan blizzard. One minute Steve Daniels–a former Kaman Aerospace executive who had taken the reins last year as president of Enstrom Helicopter and was doing his job scant weeks after painting a rosy, ambitious portrait of Enstrom’s future during a refreshingly candid presentation at February’s HAI Heli-Expo–was in office.

January 23, 2008 - 9:02am

Ending a roughly one-year tenure as president and CEO of Enstrom Helicopters, and just a few weeks after HAI’s Heli-Expo show where he sketched a bold new battle plan for the company he then headed, Steve Daniels is out, replaced by former consultant Peter Parsinen, who will serve as acting president until a permanent replacement can be located.

January 23, 2008 - 9:02am

Ending a roughly one-year tenure as president and CEO of Enstrom Helicopters, and just a few weeks after HAI’s Heli-Expo show where he sketched a bold new battle plan for the company he then headed, Steve Daniels is out, replaced by former consultant Peter Parsinen, who will serve as acting president until a permanent replacement can be located.

January 15, 2008 - 4:51am

In a bid to rejuvenate its sales, Enstrom Helicopter is beefing up its sales and marketing efforts with a newly established network of 11 dealers in the U.S. and Canada, in addition to a revamped roster of 14 international dealers. The announcement was made by Enstrom president Steve Daniels, who began interviewing and contracting with dealers in August not long after he took over the Menominee, Mich.-based manufacturer.

 
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