Founded December 22, 1959 by Rudy Enstrom
, Enstrom Helicopter Corporation manufactures a complete line of helicopters. The three-seat, piston-powered F28F and 280FX are popular training, sport, and light commercial aircraft. The larger turbine-powered 480B is available as a three-place advanced trainer and patrol aircraft, or as a three to five place executive transport. For law enforcement applications Enstrom produces a specialized variant of the 480B, known as the Guardian, and the F28F, called the Sentinel.
Enstrom Helicopter Corp declared Bankruptcy and closed
in January 2021.
In 2022 Surack
purchased the company and relaunch 480 production line