Enstrom Helicopter Corporation has earned FAA approval for
pop-out floats on its 480B turbine.
"These floats add one more option to our broad range of uses for
the 480B," said William Taylor, director of engineering. "They will
add versatility to operations by increasing safety in over-water
The pop-out floats are offered as an option for the 480B. They
are installed for emergency use only and have little effect on
performance. With minimal effort, the floats can be installed on or
removed from any Enstrom 480B.