ENSTROM 280FX

The 280FX has excellent performance and enviable safety statistics, all at very low operating costs.

Turbocharged engine provides excellent performance at high altitude.

Our fully articulated, high-inertia rotor system provides safety and stability, as well as comfortable flying and exceptional autorotation performance. 

Our tail rotor, totally free, provides exceptional yaw control under windy conditions.

Plus, comfort is king in our spacious cabin with NASA-inspired foam seats. 

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With 81% more power than the very popular R22, the Enstrom 280FX is the most powerful helicopter of its category.

  • Enstrom – 225 shp
  • CADET – 185 shp
  • CABRI – 145 shp
  • R22 – 124 shp

The Enstrom 280FX is the most powerful of all training helicopters.

Main Features

Simple Maintenance and Economical to Operate

Lycoming 4 Cylinders Turbo Engine

Unique Flight Controls in the Industry

Landing Gear

Three Bladed Fully Articulated Rotor

An Efficient Tail Rotor

Specifications

Contacts

François Gatineau

+33 608 330 555

Contacts

François Gatineau

+33 608 330 555

News 280FX

Toulouse Hélico Formations and Toulouse FM radio

Toulouse Hélico Formations and Toulouse FM radio

Raphaël Belaygue (Toulouse Hélico Formations) has been operating his Enstrom 280FX since March 12 for Toulouse FM radio. The flights provide real-time traffic information and contribute to the visibility of businesses in the region.

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Enstrom 280C Bulgarie

Enstrom 280C Bulgarie

Another Enstrom 280C has been imported in France coming from Bulgaria late November 2020. This 280C has been delivered by road to Company Copter in Cournonsec (South of France) in order to get its french Certificate of Airworthiness. The new owner has also asked the...

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Aero-Consult at La Fare (LFNR)

Aero-Consult at La Fare (LFNR)

July 24, 2020, Rotor & Aircraft teamed with Aero-Consult and spent the whole day at Helimed’s home base of La Fare les Oliviers. All the Helimed pilots were able to enjoy a demo flight on the Enstrom 280FX of Rotor & Aircraft. All demos flights were done by Yves...

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Toulouse Hélico Formations, Toulouse Lasbordes LFCL

Toulouse Hélico Formations, Toulouse Lasbordes LFCL

September 15, 2020, the whole Rotor & Aircraft team spent a full day at Toulouse Hélico Formations (THF) who operates an Enstrom 280FX. Raphael Belaygue, CPL (H), FI, the General Manager of Toulouse Hélico Formations (THF) is currently training several private pilots...

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Meeting Blois Sept 2019

Meeting Blois Sept 2019

The brand new demonstrator Enstrom 280FX belonging to Rotor & Aircraft the Enstrom dealer in France made its first public appearance at the Ultra Light Fly In of Blois. During that week end many pilots were able to fly and to discover the brilliant performances of the...

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Botswana Police Air support orders 3 Enstrom 480B Helicopters

Botswana Police Air support orders 3 Enstrom 480B Helicopters

Anaheim, January 28th, 2020--Enstrom kicked off opening day of Heli-Expo 2020 in Anaheim with the announcement of a multi aircraft agreement with the Botswana Police-Air Support Branch. Mr. Keabetswe Makophe, the Commissioner of Police for the Botswana Police Service...

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ROYAL THAi ARMY

ROYAL THAi ARMY

Royal Thai Army Training and Delivery in Menominee Menominee MI, September 24,2019 – For the next four weeks, there will be a total of 36 pilots and mechanics visiting Enstrom in Menominee to become factory trained to fly and support Enstrom 480B turbine helicopters...

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HAI Expo 2019

HAI Expo 2019

A new Enstrom 280FX for Training in France At Heli Expo, Enstrom Helicopter was pleased to deliver its most recent 280FX to their french dealer Rotor & Aircraft. This last version of the 280FX includes new wider doors which really facilitate a better access whatever...

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ENSTROM 480B HELICOPTER RECEIVES CANADIAN CERTIFICATION

ENSTROM 480B HELICOPTER RECEIVES CANADIAN CERTIFICATION

Menominee MI, February, 2019 – Enstrom Helicopter Corporation is pleased to announce it has received Transport Canada validation of their model 480B helicopter on January 25, 2019. The 480B joins the other Enstrom models listed under FAA Type Certificate H1CE which...

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280FX DEAL SIGNED AT HELITECH

280FX DEAL SIGNED AT HELITECH

Enstrom Announces 280FX Sale at Helitech Amsterdam, Netherlands,  October 17, 2018 – Enstrom Helicopter Corporation signed a contract at Helitech International to deliver a new 280FX into France.   The deal is being completed by their dealer, François Gatineau, CEO of...

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