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ENSTROM 280C Price and Operating Costs


The ENSTROM 280C, production in 1976 – 1982, requires a one man crew and can be configured in 2 seats. Maximum operating altitude of 12,000′, a optimal cruise speed of 95 knots/110 MPH, and a 209 NM/240 SM seats-full range. The ENSTROM 280C has a 00′ runway length (or runway plus clearway and/or stopway) and 00′ actual landing distance required. Cabin specifications: 03’10” cabin high, 04’04” cabin wide, and 04’01” cabin long. Maximum luggage capacity of 10.00 ft^3; 10.00 ft^3 being internal and N/A ft^3 being external.


Average price for used aircraft ENSTROM 280C is $0.00. A $0.00 loan over 10 years including $0 per month in interest equates to a $0.00 per-month payment. Based on 450 hours a year and fuel cost at $4.25 per-gallon, the ENSTROM 280C has total variable costs of $162,906.75, total fixed costs of $58,541.25, and hypothetical summary cost of $221,448.00. How much does it cost to fly: $492.11 per hour.

Maximal total range:
209 NM / 240 SM
Cruise speed:
95 knots / 110 MPH
Average price:
Number of passengers:
2 people


Flying 450 Hours per Year
Owner-operated hours 450
Charter-operated hours
Fuel Cost per-gallon $4.25
Fixed operation and maintenance cost $58,541.25
Variable operation and maintenance cost $162,906.75
How much does a helicopter cost per year $221,448.00
Cost per hour $492.11

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