The Enstrom 480B is a single-engine light utility helicopter developed and manufactured by Enstrom Helicopter Corporation, USA, to compete with the Bell 206B and MD500 light helicopters. The Enstrom 480B is built based on the Enstrom 480, with increased gross weight and useful load by 31 lb (68 kg). The Enstrom 480B features more cabin space, better visibility and large seating for up to 5 passengers, including a single pilot. The Enstrom 480B is powered by a single Rolls-Royce 250-C20W turboshaft engine, which can produce 313kW of power. The Enstrom 480B is well suited for passengers/VIP transportation, law enforcement, power line patrol, pipeline patrol, and cargo delivery.
The average hourly rental rate of the Enstrom 480B is around 1,250 USD per hour.