5-Apr-2021 Source: Erickson
Erickson Incorporated, a worldwide leading operator, maintainer, and manufacturer of utility aircraft, announces three new USFS Firefighting contracts for the upcoming 2021 wildfire season.
The USFS cooperates with CAL FIRE, US Department of Interior agencies Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service and Bureau of Indian Affairs, on aerial firefighting contracts.
Erickson has been working for the US Forest Service on firefighting contracts since 1995 and is a global leader in aerial firefighting, with current firefighting contracts in USA, Canada, Australia, Greece, Italy, and South Korea.
• Two S-64F Air Crane® helicopters to be based in Fresno, CA and Kitchen Creek, CA
• One Bell 214ST will be based at Lucky Peak, ID — This is the first Bell 214ST firefighting contract for Erickson!