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San Diego Gas & Electric launches fire-fighting Aircrane

San Diego Gas & Electric launches fire-fighting Aircrane

San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) today unveiled the latest additions to its fire-preparedness toolkit for this year, which includes the return of the Erickson Skycrane “Sun Bird” for the seventh straight year. The helitanker, which holds a maximum of 2,650 gallons of water or fire suppressant and can get airborne in just 15 minutes, already helped… Read more »

Source: SDG&E, 11-Aug-16

Erickson and Kestrel extend Australian firefighting contract

Erickson and Kestrel extend Australian firefighting contract

Erickson Incorporated (NASDAQ:EAC), a leading global provider of aviation services and Australian partner Kestrel Aviation Ltd., have been awarded a two-year contract extension to provide wildland firefighting helicopter services in Australia. Kestrel Aviation, based in Victoria, Australia and Erickson have been awarded a multi-year extension for six S-64E Aircrane helicopters to be used throughout Australia… Read more »

09-Aug-16

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Rokstad Power hire Erickson for British Columbia heavy lift work

Rokstad Power hire Erickson for British Columbia heavy lift work

Erickson Incorporated (NASDAQ:EAC), a leading global provider of aviation services, has been contracted by Rokstad Power Ltd. for heavy lift delivery services to Brucejack Mine in Stewart, British Columbia. “This project showcases the specialized utility of the Aircrane in a remote location at high elevations,” said Rob Lewis, Vice President Commercial Aviation Services. “Our pilots and… Read more »

Source: Erickson, 10-May-16

Erickson makes series of new appointments

Erickson makes series of new appointments

Erickson Incorporated (NASDAQ:EAC), a leading global provider of aviation services, continues to expand its expertise and talent with the appointment of leadership and sales personnel across its enterprise. The new appointments include: Rob Lewis, Vice President and General Manager of the Commercial Business Unit; Andy Mills, Vice President of Global Business Development; Gary Starr, Vice… Read more »

Source: Erickson, 23-Feb-16

Erickson to help build 160 transmission towers in India

Erickson to help build 160 transmission towers in India

Erickson Incorporated (NASDAQ:EAC), a leading global provider of aviation services, is partnering with Sterlite Grid to install nearly 160 power transmission towers in the challenging terrain of the Pir Panjal mountain range in northern India using Erickson’s S64 Aircrane. The initiative will be the first time transmission lines are constructed utilizing a precision heavy lift… Read more »

Source: Erickson, 17-Feb-16

Erickson sets date for December 2015 quarter results

Erickson sets date for December 2015 quarter results

Erickson Incorporated (NASDAQ:EAC), a leading global provider of aviation services, announced today that it will release its earnings results for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2015 on Thursday, March 3, 2016. Jeff Roberts, the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer, and Eric Struik, the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, will host a conference call at… Read more »

Source: Erickson, 15-Feb-16

Erickson renews British Columbia S64 timber contract for fifth time

Erickson renews British Columbia S64 timber contract for fifth time

Erickson Incorporated (NASDAQ:EAC), a leading global provider of aviation services, has renewed a contract with Canadian aerial heavy lift company Helifor Canada (“Helifor”), a subsidiary of Columbia Helicopters, to continue providing aerial timber harvesting services in British Columbia and western Canada. The contract is the fifth renewal with Helifor and provides for year-round services with… Read more »

Source: Erickson, 01-Feb-16

Erickson extends Greek fire contract with three S64 Aircranes

Erickson extends Greek fire contract with three S64 Aircranes

Erickson Incorporated (NASDAQ:EAC), a leading global provider of aviation services, is pleased to announce a two-year service contract extension with the NSPA (NATO Support & Procurement Agency) and the Hellenic Fire Department (HFD) in Athens, Greece for aerial firefighting services. “We are privileged to support NATO and the Hellenic Fire Department for the protection of… Read more »

Source: Erickson, 04-Dec-15

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SDG&E Brings Back The Skycrane To Bolster Regional Fire Suppression

SDG&E Brings Back The Skycrane To Bolster Regional Fire Suppression

Today, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) announced it has renewed agreements to make a heavy-lift helicopter available to support fire-fighting efforts again this fall. The Erickson Skycrane helitanker has the capacity to carry and drop more than 2,500 gallons of water and can be in the air within 20 minutes to assist with fire… Read more »

Source: SDGE, 14-Aug-15

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Erickson moving dozens of employees to Medford

Erickson moving dozens of employees to Medford

Erickson’s decision to consolidate operations from the former Evergreen Helicopter facility in McMinnville to Southern Oregon and Portland will result in 25 employees relocating to the Medford area. See Full Story

Source: Mail Tribune, 10-Aug-15

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Erickson Announces Enhanced Aircrane Modifications

Erickson Announces Enhanced Aircrane Modifications

Erickson Incorporated (NASDAQ:EAC), a leading global provider of aviation services, is pleased to announce newly designed and certified enhancements for the S-64 Aircrane to improve situational awareness for aircraft pilots. As part of a continuous improvement initiative, the company has installed and certified FAA mandated Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) OUT (transmit) systems, which are ADS-B… Read more »

Source: Erickson, 04-Aug-15

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Erickson Announces 2015 Wildfire Suppression Readiness

Erickson Announces 2015 Wildfire Suppression Readiness

Erickson Incorporated (NASDAQ:EAC), a leading global aviation services company that provides comprehensive lift, placement, transport and logistics aviation services has renewed national wildland fire suppression contracts with the United States Forest Service, and other municipalities. Globally, Erickson has maintained operations in Greece, Turkey, and Australia. These agreements demonstrate Erickson’s continued commitment to provide the most… Read more »

Source: Erickson, 25-Jun-15

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Sunset Aviation Service launches new website

Sunset Aviation Service launches new website

Sunset Aviation Service, Inc. located in Aurora Oregon is proud to announce our new website at www.sunsetaviationservice.com along with a new phone number of 503-776-5053. Our capabilities list has also been expanded to better serve more of the helicopter industry. Sunset Aviation Service was awarded the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) certificate… Read more »

Source: Sunset Aviation Service, 30-Apr-15

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Erickson Secures Philippines Dam Contract Award

Erickson Secures Philippines Dam Contract Award

Erickson Incorporated (NASDAQ:EAC), a leading global provider of aviation services, announced today that the company has contracted with Cavite Ideal International Construction and Development Corporation (Cavdeal) and Asia Aircraft Overseas Philippines (AAOP) to provide heavy-lift aviation services in support of the Angat Dam project in the Norzagaray Municipality in Bulacan Province, Central Luzon Island, Philippines…. Read more »

Source: Erickson, 21-Apr-15

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Erickson signs oil support contract in Ecuador

Erickson signs oil support contract in Ecuador

Erickson Incorporated (NASDAQ:EAC), a leading global provider of aviation services, announced today that the Portland-based company has entered the Ecuadorian market by partnering with Avioandes S. A. and signed a contract with Agip Oil Ecuador. Based in Quito, the oil and gas provider is owned by parent company Eni SpA (BIT:ENI), an integrated energy company… Read more »

06-Nov-14

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Erickson reports FY2014 Q1 results to 31 March 2014

Erickson reports FY2014 Q1 results to 31 March 2014

Erickson Incorporated (NASDAQ:EAC) (“Erickson,” the “Company,” “we,” “us” and “our”), a leading global provider of aviation services to a worldwide mix of commercial and government customers and the vertically integrated manufacturer and operator of the powerful, heavy-lift helicopter, the Erickson S-64 Aircrane, today announced first quarter 2014 financial results and reiterated its full-year guidance for… Read more »

Source: Erickson, 11-May-14

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Erickson to Webcast its Presentation at the Oppenheimer 9th Annual Industrial Growth Conference

Erickson to Webcast its Presentation at the Oppenheimer 9th Annual Industrial Growth Conference

Erickson Incorporated (NASDAQ:EAC), a leading global provider of aviation services to a diverse mix of commercial and government customers, and the vertically-integrated manufacturer and operator of the powerful heavy-lift Erickson S-64 Aircrane helicopter, the Erickson S-64 Aircrane, announced today that management will be presenting at the Oppenheimer 9th Annual Industrial Growth Conference in New York City… Read more »

Source: Erickson, 03-May-14

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Erickson Announces Date for FY2014 Q1 Results

Erickson Announces Date for FY2014 Q1 Results

Erickson (NASDAQ:EAC) (“Erickson” or “the Company”), a leading global provider of aviation services to a diverse mix of commercial and government customers, and the vertically-integrated manufacturer and operator of the powerful heavy-lift Erickson S-64 Aircrane helicopter, today announced that it will release its earnings results for the first quarter 2014 ended March 31, 2014 on… Read more »

Source: Erickson, 02-May-14

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Erickson completes 2013 with turnover up 76%

Erickson completes 2013 with turnover up 76%

Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated (NASDAQ:EAC) (“Erickson,” the “Company,” “we,” “us” and “our”), a leading global provider of aviation services to a worldwide mix of commercial and government customers and the vertically integrated manufacturer and operator of the powerful, heavy-lift helicopter, the Erickson S-64 Aircrane, today announced fourth quarter and full year 2013 financial results and initiated… Read more »

Source: Erickson, 14-Mar-14

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Erickson appoints VP of Global Aerial Operations

Erickson appoints VP of Global Aerial Operations

Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated (NASDAQ:EAC)(“Erickson” or “the Company”), a leading global provider of aviation services to a diverse mix of commercial and government customers, and the vertically-integrated manufacturer and operator of the powerful heavy-lift Erickson S-64 Aircrane helicopter, announced today that Brian Clegg has been named Vice President of Global Aerial Operations. In an anticipated move,… Read more »

Source: Erickson, 05-Mar-14

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Erickson Announces Corporate Rebranding

Erickson Announces Corporate Rebranding

Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated EAC -2.31% (“Erickson” or “the Company”), a leading global provider of aviation services to a diverse mix of commercial and government customers, and the vertically-integrated manufacturer and operator of the powerful heavy-lift Erickson S-64 Aircrane helicopter, announced today that the company will now do business under the brand name of “Erickson.” The company took this… Read more »

Source: Erickson, 25-Feb-14

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Erickson Air-Crane announces first firefighting contract in Turkey

Erickson Air-Crane announces first firefighting contract in Turkey

Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated(NASDAQ:EAC) (“Erickson” or “the Company”), a leading global provider of aviation services to a diverse mix of commercial and government customers, and the vertically-integrated manufacturer and operator of the powerful heavy-lift Erickson S-64 Aircrane helicopter, announced today that it has won a 10-month contract to provide firefighting services to the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality… Read more »

Source: Erickson Air-Crane, 09-Dec-13

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Erickson Air-Crane announces FY2013 Q3 Results to 30th September 2013

Erickson Air-Crane announces FY2013 Q3 Results to 30th September 2013

Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated(NASDAQ:EAC) (“Erickson,” the “Company,” “we,” “us” and “our”), a leading global provider of aviation services to a worldwide mix of commercial and government customers and the vertically integrated manufacturer and operator of the powerful, heavy-lift helicopter, the Erickson S-64 Aircrane, today announced third quarter 2013 financial results. Third Quarter and Recent Highlights Revenue… Read more »

Source: Erickson Air-Crane, 08-Nov-13

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Erickson Air-Crane Announces Contract Extensions with SOCAFRICA

Erickson Air-Crane Announces Contract Extensions with SOCAFRICA

Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated(NASDAQ:EAC)(“Erickson” or “the Company”), a leading global provider of aviation services to a diverse mix of commercial and government customers, and the vertically-integrated manufacturer and operator of the powerful heavy-lift Erickson S-64 Aircrane helicopter, announced today that it was awarded two option period extensions with Special Operations Command Africa (“SOCAFRICA”). The option awards were made… Read more »

Source: Erickson Air-Crane, 24-Oct-13

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Erickson Air-Crane announces its largest Australian firefighting contract

Erickson Air-Crane announces its largest Australian firefighting contract

Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated (NASDAQ:EAC)(“Erickson” or “the Company”), a leading global provider of aviation services to a diverse mix of commercial and government customers, and the vertically-integrated manufacturer and operator of the powerful heavy-lift Erickson S-64 Aircrane helicopter, has announced the signing of a new, multi-year aerial firefighting contract to support National Aerial Firefighting Centre (“NAFC”)… Read more »

Source: Erickson Air-Crane, 14-Oct-13

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Erickson Air-Crane to present at the Deutsche Bank Leveraged Finance Conference

Erickson Air-Crane to present at the Deutsche Bank Leveraged Finance Conference

Erickson Air-Crane, Inc. (NASDAQ:EAC), a leading global provider of aviation services to a diverse mix of commercial and government customers, and the vertically-integrated manufacturer and operator of the powerful heavy-lift Erickson S-64 Aircrane helicopter, the Erickson S-64 Aircrane, announced today that management will be presenting at the Deutsche Bank 21st Annual Leveraged Finance Conference in… Read more »

Source: Erickson Air-Crane, 01-Oct-13

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Erickson Air-Crane to Webcast its Presentation at Craig-Hallum Alpha Select Conference

Erickson Air-Crane to Webcast its Presentation at Craig-Hallum Alpha Select Conference

Erickson Air-Crane, Inc. EAC +0.58% , a leading global provider of aviation services to a diverse mix of commercial and government customers, and the vertically-integrated manufacturer and operator of the powerful heavy-lift Erickson S-64 Aircrane helicopter, the Erickson S-64 Aircrane, announced today that management will be presenting at the 4th Annual Craig-Hallum Alpha Select Conference… Read more »

Source: Erickson Air-Crane, 25-Sep-13

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SDG&E Continues Air-Crane Support For Regional Firefighters

SDG&E Continues Air-Crane Support For Regional Firefighters

San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) today announced it has renewed agreements with the County and City of San Diego and firefighting agencies to continue to make a heavy-lift air-crane available to support fire suppression efforts this high-risk fire season.  The Erickson Air-Crane helitanker, with the capacity to drop up to 2,500-gallons of water, will be on standby… Read more »

Source: SDG&E, 16-Sep-13

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Erickson Air-Crane appoints new CFO

Erickson Air-Crane appoints new CFO

Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated (NASDAQ:EAC)(“Erickson” or “the Company”), a leading global provider of aviation services to a diverse mix of commercial and government customers, and the vertically-integrated manufacturer and operator of the powerful heavy-lift Erickson S-64 Aircrane helicopter, announced today that Eric K. Struik has agreed to join the Company’s leadership team as its new Chief… Read more »

Source: Erickson Air-Crane, 10-Sep-13

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Erickson Air-Crane wins five year Los Angeles County contract

Erickson Air-Crane wins five year Los Angeles County contract

Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated EAC -0.71% , a leading global provider of aviation services to a diverse mix of commercial and government customers, and the vertically-integrated manufacturer and operator of the powerful heavy-lift Erickson S-64 Aircrane helicopter, announced today that it has signed a contract with Los Angeles County. The contract, which has an annual value of approximately $2.7… Read more »

Source: Erickson Air-Crane, 03-Sep-13

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Evergreen wins up to $36M for US Navy vertrep work

Evergreen wins up to $36M for US Navy vertrep work

Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated (NASDAQ:EAC)(“Erickson” or “the Company”), a leading global provider of aviation services to a diverse mix of commercial and government customers, and the vertically-integrated manufacturer and operator of the powerful heavy-lift Erickson S-64 Aircrane helicopter, announced today that it had received a firm-fixed price contract to provide ship-based and shore-based vertical replenishment and… Read more »

Source: Erickson Air-Crane, 28-Aug-13

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Erickson Air-Crane appoints VP of Safety, Security and Compliance

Erickson Air-Crane appoints VP of Safety, Security and Compliance

Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated (NASDAQ: EAC) (“Erickson” or “the Company”), a leading global provider of aviation services to a diverse mix of commercial and government customers, and the vertically-integrated manufacturer and operator of the powerful heavy-lift Erickson S-64 Aircrane helicopter, announced today that it has appointed Dr. Michael D. New as the Company’s Vice President of… Read more »

Source: Erickson Air-Crane, 25-Aug-13

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Erickson Air-Crane Announces MRO Contract with Helicopter Transport Services

Erickson Air-Crane Announces MRO Contract with Helicopter Transport Services

Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated EAC +0.13% , a leading global provider of aviation services to a diverse mix of commercial and government customers, and the vertically-integrated manufacturer and operator of the powerful heavy-lift Erickson S-64 Aircrane helicopter, announced today that it has received a contract from Helicopter Transport Services (“HTS”) to perform modifications and upgrades on seven CH54B tail… Read more »

Source: Erickson Air-Crane, 19-Aug-13

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Erickson Air-Crane Announces Contract Extension in Hawaii

Erickson Air-Crane Announces Contract Extension in Hawaii

Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated (NASDAQ: EAC) (“Erickson” or “the Company”), a leading global provider of aviation services to a diverse mix of commercial and government customers, and the vertically-integrated manufacturer and operator of the powerful heavy-lift Erickson S-64 Aircrane helicopter, announced today that it has won a contract extension to a previously awarded, firm-fixed-price contract to… Read more »

Source: Erickson Air-Crane, 10-Jul-13

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Law Office of Brodsky & Smith to investigate Erickson Air-Crane

Law Office of Brodsky & Smith to investigate Erickson Air-Crane

Law office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC announces that it is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors and majority shareholder of Erickson Air-Crane, Inc. (“Erickson” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: EAC) relating to the acquisition of Evergreen Helicopters, Inc. (“Evergreen”). Click here to learn more about the investigation http://brodsky-smith.com/605-eac-erickson-air-crane-inc.html, or call: 877-534-2590. There is… Read more »

Source: Brodsky & Smith, 10-Jul-13

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Shareholders Foundation looking at Erickson Air-Crane too

Shareholders Foundation looking at Erickson Air-Crane too

An investigation on behalf of current long-term stockholders of shares of Erickson Air-Crane Inc (NASDAQ:EAC) was announced concerning whether certain Erickson Air-Crane officers and directors possibly breached their fiduciary duties in connection with certain statements. Investors who are current long-term stockholder of shares of Erickson Air-Crane Inc (NASDAQ:EAC) have certain options and should contact the… Read more »

Source: Shareholders Foundation, 02-Jul-13

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Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Announces Investigation Of Erickson Air-Crane

Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Announces Investigation Of Erickson Air-Crane

Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. announces that it is investigating potential legal claims against the board of directors of Erickson Air-Crane, Inc. (“Erickson” or the “Company”)EAC +4.94% regarding possible breaches of fiduciary duties and other violations of law related to the Company’s acquisition of Evergreen Helicopters, Inc. (“Evergreen”). Click here to learn more: http://www.rigrodskylong.com/investigations/erickson-air-crane-inc-eac. The investigation concerns whether… Read more »

Source: Rigrodsky & Long PA, 02-Jul-13

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Faruqi & Faruqi LLP investigating Erickson Air-Crane on behalf of shareholders

Faruqi & Faruqi LLP investigating Erickson Air-Crane on behalf of shareholders

Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a national law firm concentrating on investor rights, consumer rights and the enforcement of federal antitrust laws, is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Erickson Air-Crane, Inc. (“Erickson” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: EAC) concerning possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law in connection with the… Read more »

Source: Faruqi & Faruqi LLP, 25-Jun-13

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Erickson Air-Crane extends contract with Fluor

Erickson Air-Crane extends contract with Fluor

Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated (NASDAQ: EAC) (“Erickson” or “the Company”), a leading, global provider of aviation services to a diverse mix of commercial and government customers, and the vertically-integrated manufacturer and operator of the powerful heavy-lift Erickson S-64 Aircrane helicopter, announced today that it has received an annual option year subcontract extension for its work with Fluor Corporation,… Read more »

Source: Erickson Air-Crane, 20-Jun-13

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Erickson Air-Crane extends S64 contract in Afghanistan

Erickson Air-Crane extends S64 contract in Afghanistan

Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated (NASDAQ: EAC) (“Erickson” or “the Company”), a leading global provider of aviation services to a diverse mix of commercial and government customers, and the vertically-integrated manufacturer and operator of the powerful heavy-lift Erickson S-64 Aircrane helicopter, announced today that it has won an extension to its prime contract with USTRANSCOM (U.S. Transportation… Read more »

Source: Erickson Air-Crane, 18-Jun-13

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Erickson Air-Crane amends Credit Facility to Increase Capacity

Erickson Air-Crane amends Credit Facility to Increase Capacity

Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated (eac:NASDAQ), (“Erickson” or “the Company”), a leading global provider of aviation services to a diverse mix of commercial and government customers and the vertical manufacturer and operator of the powerful, heavy-lift helicopter, the Erickson S-64 Aircrane, announced today that it had successfully amended its five-year revolving credit facility to increase the total… Read more »

Source: Erickson Air-Crane, 17-Jun-13

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Massive Insider Deal Threatens Erickson Air-Crane

Massive Insider Deal Threatens Erickson Air-Crane

The transaction is far from intuitive…. In fact, in makes no sense whatsoever. Rather than help Erickson, this acquisition is more likely to sink the entire ship – see full story

13-Jun-13

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Erickson Air-Crane renews key timber/logging contracts

Erickson Air-Crane renews key timber/logging contracts

Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated (“Erickson”) has further cemented its position as the timber heavy lift service provider of choice in Canada, signing contracts with Helifor Canada (“Helifor”), an affiliate of Columbia Helicopters, and Western Forest Products Inc. (“Western”). For each of the two contracts, Erickson, which manufactures and maintains a fleet of S-64 heavy lift rotorcraft,… Read more »

Source: Erickson Air-Crane, 28-Mar-13

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Erickson Air-Crane reports FY2012 and Q4 results

Erickson Air-Crane reports FY2012 and Q4 results

-Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated (NASDAQ: EAC) (“Erickson Air-Crane”, “Erickson”, the “Company”, “we”, “us” and “our”), a leading operator and the manufacturer of the powerful Erickson S-64 Aircrane heavy-lift helicopter, today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2012. Full-Year 2012 highlights include: Revenue increased 18.4% to $180.8 million Flight hours… Read more »

Source: Erickson Air-Crane, 12-Mar-13

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Erickson Air-Crane to present at the Cowen 34th Annual Aerospace and Defense Conference

Erickson Air-Crane to present at the Cowen 34th Annual Aerospace and Defense Conference

Erickson Air-Crane, Inc. (NASDAQ:EAC), a leading operator and the manufacturer of the powerful heavy-lift helicopter, the Erickson S-64 Aircrane, announced today that it will be presenting at the Cowen and Company 34th Annual Aerospace and Defense Conference in New York City. The presentation is to be held at 1:15 p.m. ET on Wednesday, February 6, 2013…. Read more »

Source: Erickson Air-Crane, 31-Jan-13

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Erickson signs $14M contract with Peru’s Pacific Rubiales Energy

Erickson signs $14M contract with Peru’s Pacific Rubiales Energy

Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated (“Erickson”) (NASDAQ:EAC) has signed a contract with oil and gas company Pacific Rubiales Energy (“Pacific”) to provide heavy lift helicopter services in central Peru. Operations commenced on January 2nd of this year, and will last for a minimum of 12 months. The contract has a value of between $11 and 14 million,… Read more »

Source: Erickson Air-Crane, 15-Jan-13

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Erickson Air-Crane to Webcast its Presentation at the Imperial Capital Security Investor Conference

Erickson Air-Crane to Webcast its Presentation at the Imperial Capital Security Investor Conference

Erickson Air-Crane, Inc. (EAC), a leading operator and the manufacturer of the powerful heavy-lift helicopter, the Erickson S-64 Aircrane, announced today that it will be presenting at the 2012 Imperial Capital Security Investor Conference in New York City. The presentation is to be held at 1:45 p.m. ET on Thursday, December 13, 2012. Udo Rieder,… Read more »

Source: Erickson Air-Crane, 13-Dec-12

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Erickson Air-Crane announces 2012Q3 results

Erickson Air-Crane announces 2012Q3 results

Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated, a leading operator and the manufacturer of the powerful heavy-lift helicopter, the Erickson S-64 Aircrane, today announced financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2012. Revenues for the three months ended September 30, 2012 increased by 29% versus the third quarter of 2011, rising to $76.3 million. This increase was… Read more »

Source: Erickson Air-Crane, 08-Nov-12

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Erickson Air-Crane names new General Manager

Erickson Air-Crane names new General Manager

Erickson Air-Crane has this week named long-time employee Kerry Jarandson as the new General Manager of its operations at Central Point, Oregon.  Jarandson has been a senior director of plant operations and takes on his new role following the resignation of David Ford, vP of maintenance, repair and overhaul for the past two years. Jarandson… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 11-Oct-12

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Erickson Air-Crane to present at the Craig-Hallum 3rd Annual Alpha Select Conference

Erickson Air-Crane to present at the Craig-Hallum 3rd Annual Alpha Select Conference

Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated (NASDAQ: EAC) (“Erickson Air-Crane” or the “Company”), a leading operator and the manufacturer of the powerful heavy-lift helicopter, the Erickson S-64 Aircrane, today announced that Chief Executive Officer Udo Rieder will present at the Craig-Hallum 3rd Annual Alpha Select Conference on: Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 1:30 pm. Management will be available to meet with investors at the conference throughout… Read more »

Source: Erickson Air-Crane, 20-Sep-12

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SDG&E Renews Air-Crane Support For Regional Firefighters

SDG&E Renews Air-Crane Support For Regional Firefighters

San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) today announced it has renewed agreements with the County and City of San Diego and firefighting agencies to continue to make a heavy-lift air-crane available to support fire suppression efforts this fire season. An Erickson Air-Crane helitanker, the “Sun Bird,” was used by SDG&E during construction of the Sunrise… Read more »

Source: SDG&E, 06-Sep-12

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Erickson Air-Crane announces 2012 Q2 results

Erickson Air-Crane announces 2012 Q2 results

Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated (“Erickson Air-Crane” or the “Company”), a leading operator and the manufacturer of the powerful heavy-lift helicopter, the Erickson S-64 Aircrane, today announced its financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2012. Second Quarter 2012 Highlights and Recent Events Revenue of $37.9 million exceeded guidance of $32 million… Read more »

Source: Erickson Air-Crane, 13-Aug-12

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Erickson Air-Crane announces Q2 conference call

Erickson Air-Crane announces Q2 conference call

Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated  (“Erickson Air-Crane” or the “Company”), a leading operator and the manufacturer of the powerful heavy-lift helicopter, the Erickson S-64 Aircrane, today announced it will conduct a conference call at 1:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, August 8, 2012, to discuss its financial results for the second quarter and first half fiscal year 2012… Read more »

Source: Erickson Air-Crane, 02-Aug-12

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US Forest Service adds four heavy helicopters to support wildfire suppression

US Forest Service adds four heavy helicopters to support wildfire suppression

U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell today announced the agency is adding four heavy helicopters to the aviation firefighting fleet. “The addition of these helicopters to our aviation fleet will increase our ability to respond quickly and aggressively to fight wildfires and protect lives and property,” said Tidwell. “We will continue to mobilize our firefighting… Read more »

Source: US Forest Service, 25-Jun-12

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Erickson Air-Crane wins US Forest Service contract

Erickson Air-Crane wins US Forest Service contract

Erickson Air-Crane, a leading operator and the manufacturer of the powerful heavy-lift helicopter, the Erickson S-64 Aircrane, today announced that it has been awarded a new exclusive use firefighting services contract with the US Forest Service (“USFS”). Under the terms of the contract, Erickson Air-Crane will provide aerial firefighting services using one heavy-lift Aircrane helicopter… Read more »

Source: Erickson Air-Crane, 20-Jun-12

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Evergreen Helicopters wins $8.1M US million Army contract

Evergreen Helicopters wins $8.1M US million Army contract

Evergreen Helicopter, Inc., McMinnville, Ore., was awarded an $8,062,582 firm-fixed-price contract.  The award will provide for the helicopter services and support to perform air medical evacuations, fire suppression services, and other missions for the U.S. Army Garrison, Hawaii Department of Defense Property, and operational training areas on the islands of Oahu and Hawaii.  Work will… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 14-Jun-12

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Erickson Air-Crane wins $44M Greek firefighting contract

Erickson Air-Crane wins $44M Greek firefighting contract

Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated, a leading operator and the manufacturer of the powerful heavy-lift helicopter, the Erickson S-64 Aircrane, today announced that the NATO Maintenance and Supply Agency (“NAMSA”), which provides various logistics services for NATO nations, has, as the prime contracting party, awarded the Company a three year contract to supply aerial firefighting services in… Read more »

Source: Erickson Air-Crane, 30-May-12

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50th Anniversary of CH-54 Skycrane’s Maiden Flight

50th Anniversary of CH-54 Skycrane’s Maiden Flight

May 9, 2012 marked the 50th anniversary of the maiden flight of the CH-54, the military version of the S-64 Aircrane (“Aircrane”). The basic concept of the heavy-lift, or “crane,” helicopters was an early dream of aviation pioneer Igor Sikorsky. The Aircrane was designed, developed, and produced as a multi-purpose, heavy-lift aircraft. Over the years, the… Read more »

Source: Erickson Air-Crane, 11-May-12

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Erickson Air-Crane announces Q1 conference call

Erickson Air-Crane announces Q1 conference call

Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated (NASDAQ:EAC) (“Erickson Air-Crane” or the “Company”), a leading operator and manufacturer of the powerful heavy-lift helicopter, the Erickson S-64 Aircrane, today announced it will conduct a conference call at 1:00 p.m. ET on Thursday, May 10, 2012, to discuss its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012. Hosting the… Read more »

Source: Erickson Air-Crane, 02-May-12

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Erickson Air-Crane amends stock offering

Erickson Air-Crane amends stock offering

Erickson Air-Crane put its best foot forward Monday, reaffirming its initial public offering efforts more than 18 months after saying it hoped to raise $75 million from investors. (see full story)

Source: Mail Tribune, 07-Dec-11

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Victoria Government angers residents by reducing aerial fire cover

Victoria Government angers residents by reducing aerial fire cover

Victoria State Government will save $3 million by dumping a giant firefighting helicopter in a move the firefighters’ union slammed as the most irresponsible decision in two decades.  (see full story)

Source: Herald Sun, 17-Nov-11

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Erickson Air-Crane lays off 20% of workforce

Erickson Air-Crane lays off 20% of workforce

Erickson Air-Crane has  said it is laying off 119 workers from its global staff, almost all from the 600 employees working at Central Point in Oregon (see full story)

Source: Ashland Daily Tidings, 03-Nov-11

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Erickson Air-Crane implements new quoting/estimating software

Erickson Air-Crane implements new quoting/estimating software

Erickson Air-Crane owns and operates a fleet of 18 Aircranes throughout the world. The Aircrane’s precision installation capability has been used to successfully place more than 40,000 heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning units for fortune 500 companies in North America and Europe since the early 70’s. Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated is the manufacturer and operator of the… Read more »

Source: MIE Solutions, 14-Sep-11

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Two lifting accidents in four days for San Diego Gas & Electric’s Air-Crane

Two lifting accidents in four days for San Diego Gas & Electric’s Air-Crane

In December 2009, Erickson Air-Crane announced that San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) company was their first non-governmental sale for the Air-Crane.  In the last week this helicopter has hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons with not one but two lifting incidents.  Fortunately the helicopter was not damaged in either event, but the… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 12-Jun-11

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Ecocopter Peru signs strategic alliance with Erickson Air-Crane

Ecocopter Peru signs strategic alliance with Erickson Air-Crane

An unprecedented alliance between Peru and Ecocopter aerospace giant Erickson Air-Crane will benefit the dynamic sectors of oil, gas, mining and energy in Peru. The strategic alliance will enable this growing market to offer a unique and distinct from operational excellence, extensive experience and a powerful fleet, which combines heavy helicopters, medium and light in… Read more »

Source: Ecocopter Peru, 05-Jun-11

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Erickson, China mull over S64 production re-start

Erickson, China mull over S64 production re-start

The venerable S-64 heavylift twin helicopter could get new life under a memorandum of understanding between certificate holder Erickson Air-Crane and several companies in China, including Avicopter.

Source: China Defense Mashup, 19-Mar-11

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Aero Dynamix STC for Erickson Air-Crane NVG

Aero Dynamix STC for Erickson Air-Crane NVG

Aero Dynamix, Inc., located in Euless, Texas, (DFW area) has been awarded the first Supplemental Type Certification (STC) approval by the FAA for the installation of a Night Vision Lighting System in an Erickson Air-Crane S-64F helicopter on July 28, 2010. This issuance is Aero Dynamix’s twenty-fourth FAA-STC certificate in addition to two EASA-STC certificates…. Read more »

Source: Aero Dynamix, 17-Mar-11

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Erickson Air-Crane and Evergreen Helicopters settle their legal differences

Erickson Air-Crane and Evergreen Helicopters settle their legal differences

Erickson Air-Crane and Evergreen Helicopters have reached an out-of-court settlement after a judge granted Evergreen a partial summary judgment in its breach of contract and antitrust claims.

27-Feb-11

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China Taicang Aircrane buys five S-64F Aircranes

China Taicang Aircrane buys five S-64F Aircranes

In a recent SEC filing, Erickson Air-Crane stated the following:- On December 6, 2010 we entered into a non-binding memorandum of understanding with Wan Yu Industries Groups, Limited (China Taicang Aircrane Company, Limited) (Taicang) that includes: The purchase of five S-64F Aircranes by Taicang, which Aircranes will be manufactured at our facility in Central Point,… Read more »

Source: Erickson Air-Crane, 20-Jan-11

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State of Victoria decides on third Skycrane instead of DC-10

State of Victoria decides on third Skycrane instead of DC-10

After spending Au$10.5 million on a 10-week trial of the DC-10, the Australians decided to take a different tack, apparently seeking a third Erickson helicopter.

Source: Mail Tribune, 13-Sep-10

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SDG&E’s new Skycrane to assist San Diego firefighters

SDG&E’s new Skycrane to assist San Diego firefighters

San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) today was joined by local firefighting agencies and city and county officials to announce two new cooperative agreements that will make the company’s new Erickson Air Crane helicopter available to San Diego County fire agencies to assist in fighting large wildfires throughout the county. The S64F helitanker, dubbed “Sun… Read more »

Source: SDG&E, 20-Aug-10

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San Diego County, SDG&E To Fund Firefighting Helicopter

San Diego County, SDG&E To Fund Firefighting Helicopter

SDG&E and the county will both spend up to $150,000 for firefighting use of the S64e Helitanker, which the utility is expected to lease in time for the fall fire season.

Source: 10 News, 22-Jun-10

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Metal Innovations completes STC for Skycrane tail blades

Metal Innovations completes STC for Skycrane tail blades

After three years of development Metal Innovations Inc. a small woman-owned business, has successfully completed a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) and is in full production under their PMA for a replacement tail rotor blade for all civilian operated Sikorsky and Erickson Air-Crane S-64E/F and CH-54A/B heavy lift helicopters. In addition, they are in the final… Read more »

Source: Metal Innovations, 03-Jun-10

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Erickson Air-Crane demonstrates hydraulic clamshell grapple

Erickson Air-Crane demonstrates hydraulic clamshell grapple

The company has started using the grapple on its helicopters to grab and clear away debris, a useful tool when responding to natural disasters.

Source: KEZI, 30-Apr-10

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Erickson Air-Crane Continues Aggressive Development Path

Erickson Air-Crane Continues Aggressive Development Path

In a continuing effort to remain at the forefront of the industry and lead innovation, Erickson Air-Crane (EAC) today announced three major program initiatives that are currently underway: a composite blade program, vacuum lift technology and water usage tracking system. “In 2009 we made a commitment to drive innovation within the industry and expand the… Read more »

Source: Erickson Air-Crane, 24-Feb-10

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