Enstrom Helicopters of Menominee, Mich. announced launch customers for its new TH180 two-seat piston helicopter at Heli-Expo 2015. The customers are Indiana Helicopters; DSA Aviation Company, Czech Republic; Sharkeys Helicopter, N.H.; and Safomar, South Africa.
The first flight of the TH180 prototype was made on February 6 and this aircraft is on display at Heli-Expo. “Last year we were showing a mockup of the helicopter and this year we’re showing a flying aircraft,” noted a spokesperson. He added that the price of the TH180 is planned to be less than $400,000.