Erickson announces the Sikorsky S-64F+ Air Crane
Portland, ORE. – Erickson Incorporated, a worldwide leading operator, maintainer, and manufacturer of utility aircraft, has announced at Heli Expo in Anaheim, 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 signalled a demand for the S-64 as a firefighting platform of the future. Erickson will transition to the new production aircraft with the future introduction of the S-64F+.
The future S-64F+ will include the following innovations and enhancements:
- Incorporation of a modern engine, enhancing range and fuel efficiency
- New Composite Main Rotor Blades
- Enhanced cockpit and flight control system
- Improved water cannon to provide best in class performance
Erickson has identified the investment in product, plant, and equipment (PP&E) required to support our customers and these initiatives. Erickson is scheduling meetings with prospective buyers for the S-64F+ with our aviation sales experts.