Enstrom Helicopter First Flight

Enstrom is excited to announce the flight of the first new 480B Helicopter after reopening just eight months ago. The turbine-powered 480B is the 1317th Enstrom helicopter built, and the 255th 480 series helicopter. This aircraft wasn’t an unfinished left-over airframe, but was built using components procured, machined, fabricated, and assembled onsite. The stunning black… Read more »

Enstrom Helicopter Dealer & Service Center in the Czech Republic

Enstrom is pleased to announce that it has signed DSA a.s. as a Dealer and Service Center for Enstrom Helicopters in the Czech Republic. Located in Hradec Kralove, DSA provides aircraft sales, flight training, and maintenance for all models of Enstrom helicopters, as well as for other manufacturers and fixed-wing aircraft as well. “We knew… Read more »

Sweet Helicopters adds two helicopters to their fleet

Sweet Helicopters is excited to announce the addition of two aircraft to their fleet, both Leonardo 109SPs. “We’ve added these helicopters because of overwhelming customer demand,” said Chuck Surack, founder and owner of Sweet Helicopters. “We already transport over 1,000 passengers a year and with the addition of these two helicopters are thrilled to be… Read more »

The Enstrom Helicopter Corporation Receives Production Certificate

The Enstrom Helicopter Corporation (Enstrom) is excited to announce that it has received FAA Production Certificate No. 26CE. Doug Smith, Enstrom’s VP of Quality Assurance, was on hand to receive the Production Certificate (PC) in person at the Minneapolis MIDO. The PC authorizes Enstrom to manufacture parts for all models of Enstrom helicopters, an important milestone… Read more »

A Unique Holiday Gift: Learn to Fly at DeKalb County Airport

Have you ever dreamed of becoming a pilot and taking to the sky in the controls of an airplane? Becoming a pilot is within your reach with Sweet Aviation at DeKalb County Airport! “We’re super-excited to be able to start offering our private pilot ground school classes in Auburn,” said Scotty Hepler, FBO Manager of… Read more »

Enstrom Helicopter Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

Enstrom Helicopter announced today they have hired Adam Richardson as their Chief Operating Officer. Adam has over 17 years of experience in the aerospace industry, having held a variety of roles across multiple functions including Quality, Planning & Control, and Operations Management. Adam was born and raised in Indiana, joined the Marine Corps, and eventually… Read more »

Sweet Aviation Becomes the FBO for the DeKalb County Airport

After months of planning and preparation, Tuesday, November 1 marked the start of Sweet Aviation taking over operations of the Fixed Base Operator (FBO) at the DeKalb County Airport. “We couldn’t be happier to welcome Sweet Aviation as our Fixed Base Operator,” said Russ Couchman DCAA Airport Manager. “The months leading up to the transition… Read more »

Enstrom Helicopter launches RotorWire

Enstrom Helicopter announced today the launch of their email newsletter “RotorWire.” “Keeping our customers and fans of Enstrom Helicopters informed of what’s happening at Enstrom is a priority of ours,” said Dennis Martin Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Enstrom. “And we thought one great way to connect with people directly was with an… Read more »

Renderings of The Pearl

Today Surack Enterprises unveiled new views of The Pearl, coming in 2024 The Pearl will become a cornerstone of growth in our city and for our residents.

New Look for Longe Optical North Anthony

For over 70 years, Longe Optical has remained committed to their guests’ complete satisfaction, and continuing that tradition today they announced the conclusion of the remodeling of the exterior to their North Anthony Boulevard location. The public is welcome to stop in and view the work at 3409 N. Anthony Blvd. They can also schedule… Read more »