Erickson Incorporated News

Erickson Wins 3 U.S. Forest Service Contracts For Upcoming Wildfire Season

Erickson Incorporated, a worldwide foremost operator, maintainer, and manufacturer of utility aircraft announce 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 front-runner in aeri...

Erickson Renews Fire Contract With Hellenic Republic For 2021

Erickson Incorporated is pleased to announce that the 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, they have an impressive list of major achievements that include saving lives; supporting the 2004 Olympics; saving the Ancient Olympia Museum and the adjacent archeological sites; saving the archeological site of Ancient Messini; and the distinct honor of being recogn...

Erickson Announces Final FAA Certification Of The Composite Main Rotor Blades On The S-64F And CH-54B

Erickson Incorporated, a worldwide brand of 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 entire fleet of S-64 Air Crane E & F models, as well as the CH-54 Skycrane A & B models. The advanced...

Erickson Inc. And Bell Textron Inc. Signed Agreements To Initiate Transfer Of Type Certificates For Bell 214ST And B/B1 Helicopters

Erickson Inc. and Bell Textron Inc. have announced the signed agreements to initiate the transfer of type certificates for the model 214ST 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 and product support agreement signed between the companies in 2015. As one of the largest operators of 214STs, Erickson is poised to take the next step in supportin...

Erickson Awarded NAWC-AD Contract

Erickson Incorporated was recently awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract in support of the Naval Air Warfare Center, Aircraft Division (NAWC-AD). With an estimated aggregate contract ceiling of $7,143,500,000, the NAWC-AD Full-Rate Production multiple award contracts is designed to meet the requirement of NAWC-AD for full-rate production of Mission System Avionics, aircraft upgrade and modification kits, components, and installation of these products. Execute Different Se...

Erickson Wins Idiq, Subcontractor To Metson Marine Services On Navy Contract

Erickson Incorporated, a foremost operator, maintainer, and manufacturer of utility aircraft, just won an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, multiple-award contract as a 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 expected by June 2025.        &nb...

Erickson Achieves NAAMTA Global Medical Transport Accreditation

Erickson Incorporated, a foremost 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 and maintenance personnel and policies, associated equipment, training, and faci...

Erickson Awarded KRACEn Contract With U.S. Navy

Erickson Incorporated, a 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 kit build and installations; recovery of downed aircraft; repair of aircraft and components; overhaul of...

Erickson Announced FAA Approval Of Composite Main Rotor Blades

Erickson Incorporated, the foremost operator, maintainer, and manufacturer of utility aircraft 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. Design, Collaboration, Manufacture, & Approval Erickson began the process of designing the new blades in 2008...

Erickson Incorporated & Sikorsky Sign Development Agreement To Tackle The Future Of Firefighting

Erickson Incorporated, an operator, maintainer, and manufacturer of utility aircraft, and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company, and 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 nighttime firefighting solutions, integrating Sikorsky’s MATRIX™ Technology into a digitally enabled fire management syste...

Erickson Incorporated & Sikorsky Sign Development Agreement To Tackle The Future Of Firefighting

Erickson Incorporated, a foremost 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 nighttime firefighting solutions, integrating Sikorsky’s MATRIX™ Technology into a digitally enabled fire...

Erickson Incorporated Secures Aircraft Orders From Vigili Del Fuoco And Korea Forest Service For S-64 Air Crane Helicopters

Erickson Incorporated, a worldwide renowned operator, maintainer, and manufacturer of utility aircraft, announces new aircraft orders to be delivered in 2020 and 2021, demonstrating further commitment by global customers to the platform. S-64 Air Crane helicopters delivery Korea Forest Service (KFS) purchased another S-64 Air Crane helicopter, which will add the K9 S-64 to their fleet. Recently, Erickson announced the delivery of K7 and K8 S-64 Air Crane helicopters to the KFS. With the delive...

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