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280FX Shark

Country of Origin: USA


The U.S.-built Enstrom 280FX is a streamlined version of the three-seat 280-F light executive helicopter that was adopted by the Chilean army as a training and utility aircraft.

The three-blade rotor system is fully articulated and is mounted on a relatively tall rotor mast. Each blade is made out of bonded light-alloy materials. The two-blade teetering anti-torque rotor is mounted at the end of the tail boom on the left-hand side. The 280FX can be flown with the feet off the...

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