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Erickson completes its first transmission line project in UK

Erickson completes its first transmission line project in UK

Erickson Incorporated, a leading aerospace manufacturer and aerial services company, contracted with Balfour Beatty to build a transmission line for Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSE), connecting renewable energy from the Dorenell Wind Farm to a transmission network at Blackhillock,

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Erickson completes its first transmission line project in UK

Erickson completes its first transmission line project in UK

PORTLAND, Ore. — Erickson Incorporated, a leading aerospace manufacturer and aerial services company, contracted with Balfour Beatty to build a transmission line for Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSE), connecting renewable energy from the Dorenell Wind Farm to a transmission

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Erickson builds two S-64Es for Korean operator

Erickson builds two S-64Es for Korean operator

Erickson has won a bid to build two S-64E Aircranes for the Korea Forest Service. The operator has ordered the aircraft to help boost its forest firefighting capabilities. They are expected to be delivered by the end of 2019. The

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Erickson appoints three new senior staff

Erickson appoints three new senior staff

Utility operator Erickson has hired three new senior senior board members. Kevin Cochie will serve as vice president and general manager of defence and national security, Hayden Olson will serve as vice president of safety and human capital, and Chris

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Erickson firefighting aircrane returns to Chile

Erickson firefighting aircrane returns to Chile

Global air services operator Erickson will be re-introducing its firefighting rotorcraft, the S-64 aircrane, to Chile’s Bío Bío region. The aircrane will be delivered to Latin American operator Ecocopter to provide various services for wood and forestry company ARAUCO. The aircrane

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Erickson appoints new CEO

Erickson appoints new CEO

Aviation services provider Erickson has appointed Doug Kitani as its new chief executive and director. Kitani assumed the role on 31 August. He was previously CEO and director of government services firm IAP Worldwide Services. He has also worked in

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Erickson fights fires all over the world using the S-64 Aircrane

Erickson fights fires all over the world using the S-64 Aircrane

Erickson, a firefighting company with more than 30 years experience, is fighting fires all around the world. It owns the largest S-64 Aircrane fleet. The Aircrane Helitanker is one of the most recognised and effective firefighting helicopters in the world. There

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Erickson files for Chapter 11, Lombard lends to Bristow

Erickson files for Chapter 11, Lombard lends to Bristow

One step forward, one step back. Just as CHC prepares to exit from Chapter 11 early next year, Erickson has entered. Like CHC, Erickson’s filing is not a huge surprise. It has had a few tough years. In retrospect, its

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Erickson gets two-year logging contract in Malaysia

Erickson gets two-year logging contract in Malaysia

Erickson has been selected to provide aerial timber harvesting services to  the companies Asiatic Heli-Logging SDN BHD and Hormat Jadi SDN BHD in Sabah, Malaysia, starting in September 2016. The annual combined contract will be worth $9 million a year

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Erickson and Kestrel get $24 million contract extension in Australia

Erickson and Kestrel get $24 million contract extension in Australia Updated

 Erickson Incorporated and their Australian partner Kestrel Aviation Ltd have been awarded a two-year contract extension to provide wildland firefighting helicopter services in Australia. The extension is for six S-64E Aircrane helicopters to be used throughout Australia to provide aerial

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