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Erickson renews Greek firefighting contract for 2021

Erickson renews Greek firefighting contract for 2021

7-Apr-2021Source: Erickson

Erickson Incorporated is very pleased to announce that our firefighting contracts in the Hellenic Republic of Greece have been renewed for the 2021 fire season. During Erickson’s 21+ years of support to the Hellenic Fire Service, we have an impressive list of major achievements that include saving lives; supporting the 2004 Olympics; saving the Ancient... Read more

Erickson wins three USFS 2021 fire contracts

Erickson wins three USFS 2021 fire contracts

5-Apr-2021Source: 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... Read more

Vita partners with Erickson on load stabilisation, safety and training

Vita partners with Erickson on load stabilisation, safety and training

19-Feb-2021Source: Vita

As a relatively new technology company, we feel a responsibility to constantly put our breakthrough innovations to the test — learning, refining, honing, and improving our products in real world conditions (or as close to real as we can get without hearing from our insurance company). In recent months we’ve tested our Load Stability Systems... Read more

Erickson Announces Final FAA Certification of the Composite Main Rotor Blades on the S-64F and CH-54B

Erickson Announces Final FAA Certification of the Composite Main Rotor Blades on the S-64F and CH-54B

8-Dec-2020Source: Erickson

Erickson Incorporated, a worldwide leading operator, maintainer, and manufacturer of utility aircraft, has announced final FAA certification for the composite main rotor blades on the S-64F and CH-54B. Earlier this year, Erickson announced FAA approval of the S-64E model. This recent announcement finalizes the certification of the S-64F and CH-54B, solidifying FAA certification for the... Read more

Erickson takes over 214B and 214ST from Bell

Erickson takes over 214B and 214ST from Bell

7-Sep-2020Source: Erickson

Erickson Inc. and Bell Textron Inc. have announced the signed agreements to initiate the transfer of type certificates for the model 214 ST and B/B1 helicopters to Erickson Incorporated. The transfer will be processed through the FAA and is expected to be completed near the end of the year. The agreements replace the previous license... Read more

Erickson Wins IDIQ, Subcontractor to Metson Marine Services on Navy Contract

Erickson Wins IDIQ, Subcontractor to Metson Marine Services on Navy Contract

24-Jun-2020Source: Erickson

Erickson Incorporated, a worldwide leading operator, maintainer, and manufacturer of utility aircraft, just won an indefinite delivery/indefinite-quantity, multipleaward contract as subcontractor to Metson Marine Services,Inc. The Naval Undersea Warfare Center Operational Support Services for Ocean Testing Contract will be performed at government locations based on each individual task order, all over the world. Completion is... Read more

Erickson Achieves NAAMTA Global Medical Transport Accreditation

Erickson Achieves NAAMTA Global Medical Transport Accreditation

12-Jun-2020Source: Erickson

Erickson Incorporated, a worldwide leading operator, maintainer, and manufacturer of utility aircraft, has announced that the United States Department of Defense awarded Erickson Inc and other Non-defense agencies, the NAAMTA Global Medical Transport Accreditation. NAAMTA Auditors completed a systematic audit of company policies and procedures, safety and quality management processes, medical personnel and policies, aviation... Read more

Erickson Awarded KRACEn Contract with US Navy

Erickson Awarded KRACEn Contract with US Navy

8-May-2020Source: Erickson

On April 14, 2020, Erickson Incorporated, a worldwide leading operator, maintainer, and manufacturer of utility aircraft, was awarded a contract with the United States Navy, Fleet Readiness Center Procurement Group, Patuxent River, Maryland. The kits, aircraft recovery, augmentation, components and engines (KRACEn) multiple award contract will provide aircraft maintenance services and support. Work includes modification... Read more

Erickson Debuts Composite Main Rotor Blades

Erickson Debuts Composite Main Rotor Blades

4-Mar-2020Source: Erickson

Erickson Incorporated, the leading operator, maintainer, and manufacturer of utility aircraft, today announced FAA approval of its next-generation composite main rotor blades. After many years of manufacturing metal blades, Erickson has invested in the future of the S-64 rotorcraft by designing, certifying, and building composite main rotor blades that will bring many dramatic benefits. Erickson... Read more

Erickson and Sikorsky sign S-64 development contract

Erickson and Sikorsky sign S-64 development contract

10-Feb-2020Source: Erickson

Erickson Incorporated, a worldwide leading operator, maintainer, and manufacturer of utility aircraft, and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company, and premier manufacturer and developer of rotorcraft and autonomy solutions have signed a development agreement aimed at tackling the future of firefighting in the 21st century. Erickson will work to develop the next generation of pilot optional... Read more

Erickson Announces The S-64F+ Air Crane®

Erickson Announces The S-64F+ Air Crane®

3-Feb-2020Source: Erickson

Erickson Incorporated, a worldwide leading operator, maintainer, and manufacturer of utility aircraft, has announced at Heli Expo, a new production line of the legacy Air Crane® helicopter introducing the S-64F+ to the market. Erickson’s recent aircraft orders and deliveries have signaled a demand for the S-64 as a firefighting platform of the future. We will... Read more

Erickson is flying six firefighting S64s in Australia

Erickson is flying six firefighting S64s in Australia

8-Jan-2020Source: Erickson

Erickson Incorporated, a worldwide leading operator, maintainer, and manufacturer of utility aircraft, is continuing to fight the devastating Australian bushfires into the new year armed with Six Air Crane® helicopters. As of Thursday, January 2nd, New South Wales declared a 7-day state of emergency as Australia’s deadly bushfires rage. This is the third time in... Read more

Erickson delivers another S-64 Air Crane to South Korea

Erickson delivers another S-64 Air Crane to South Korea

28-Nov-2019Source: Erickson

Erickson Incorporated, a worldwide leading operator, maintainer, and manufacturer of utility aircraft, announces the delivery of the K7 S-64 Air Crane® helicopter to the Korean Forest Service (KFS). On Friday, November 22nd, the K7 aircraft was loaded onto the Antonov An-124 out of Medford Oregon, Erickson’s manufacturing facility. The S-64 is well-known in Korea with... Read more

Erickson Named Top 10 Defense Manufacturing Solution Provider

Erickson Named Top 10 Defense Manufacturing Solution Provider

22-Nov-2019Source: Erickson

Erickson Incorporated, a worldwide leading operator, maintainer, and manufacturer of utility aircraft, was recognized by Manufacturing Technology Insights as a Top 10 Defense Manufacturing Provider for 2019. “We are an aircraft OEM that has much of the same capabilities of the larger OEMs such as Lockheed and Boeing when it comes to defense manufacturing and... Read more

Erickson wins $1 Billion seven-year contract for US Special Forces

Erickson wins $1 Billion seven-year contract for US Special Forces

31-Oct-2019Source: Erickson

Erickson Incorporated, a worldwide leading operator, maintainer, and manufacturer of utility aircraft, was awarded a seat on the Special Operations Forces / Personnel Recovery (SOF/PR) Multiple Award Contract for Modifications (MACM). It’s a seven year, $996M contract vehicle that provides modifications for the Air Force Materiel Command, Life Cycle Management Center for Fixed and Rotary Wing platforms.... Read more

Aerial Firefighters Note Reduced Activity

Aerial Firefighters Note Reduced Activity

28-Oct-2019Source: Erickson

The US aerial firefighting industry has experienced one of its slowest fire seasons to date with significant reductions in flight-hours compared to recent years. Nonetheless, a number of operators have seen a ramp-up in activity due to a spike in fire events since September, with major fires in Southern California and Colorado. For example, three... Read more

Erickson Incorporated Selects Ramco for ERP Transformation Project

Erickson Incorporated Selects Ramco for ERP Transformation Project

6-Sep-2019Source: Erickson

Erickson Incorporated, has selected Ramco Systems to implement its Aviation M&E MRO Solution V5.8. Erickson’s advanced enterprise solutions integration will link all Maintenance, Supply Chain Management, Safety & Quality, Flight Operations, MRO Sales, and Manufacturing functions into a single system. Modules will include EFB (electronic flight bag), Mobility, Optimization Solution, Hubs, Dashboards and Chatbot. Erickson,... Read more

Erickson restore two MH-53s from desert boneyard for US Navy

Erickson restore two MH-53s from desert boneyard for US Navy

1-Oct-2018Source: HeliHub.com

Erickson Inc. have been awarded the contract of refurbishing two MH-53 Sea Dragon heavy-lift helicopters. The aircraft were left in the Arizona desert for 14 years and were retrieved by the Navy and Marine Corps in 2015. Erickson will be doing a complete overhaul, bringing them back to current configurations, reports Defence News.... Read more

Employee Boom for Erickson

Employee Boom for Erickson

8-May-2018Source: HeliHub.com

Erickson has had to add over 100 new employees to their Willow Springs Road facility, due to their surge in business. The company has known struggles in the past decade, but are happy that things are moving forward. Erickson is known for their production of Sikorsky S-64 aircrane helicopters, reports Mail Tribune.... Read more

Erickson makes two key appointments

Erickson makes two key appointments

8-Feb-2018Source: Erickson

Erickson Incorporated, a leading aerospace manufacturer and aerial services company has strengthened its leadership team under CEO and Director Douglas Kitani with the hiring of Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Stephen Wideman and Corporate Controller Micheal Hausinger. Doug Kitani said, “We are excited to have this new finance leadership at Erickson, which will continue... Read more

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