Erickson Air-Crane Commits $6,000 Annual Scholarship for Whirly-Girls

Erickson Air-Crane Commits $6,000 Annual Scholarship for Whirly-Girls 5 Apr, 13, Source: Whirly-Girls

The annual scholarship will fund a full External Load/Vertical Reference Course at Western Helicopters in Rialto, Calif.  The course includes ground instruction and up to 6.5 hours of external load training in an MD500 helicopter.

“We are committed to more diversity in aviation and supporting a quality organization like the Whirly-Girls is a great way for Erickson to help,” said Erickson President Udo Reider.

Available to Whirly-Girls in good standing, the first Erickson-supported scholarship will be awarded in 2014. Whirly-Girls in good standing can apply for the scholarship on October 1, 2013. Stay tuned for application information!

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