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Erickson, July 10, 2019 - PORTLAND, OREGON – Erickson Incorporated, the leading operator, maintenance and manufacture of utility aircraft, today announced their first flight with the H225 Super Puma, adding to their fleet of rotary wing and fixed wing platforms.
The Airbus H225Super Puma’s lift performance combined with an advanced flight management system will bring great capability to Erickson and the Department of Defense.
As Erickson continues to innovate and expand their solutions, this is the first announcement of many, for how they plan to service the Defense vertical .
“This aircraft is an investment in our business and a commitment to our customers to bring superb performance to their growing requirements. Erickson has a long legacy of serving the Department of Defense and we are ecstatic to add this platform to our staple of rotary wing and fixed wing platforms serving our nation around the globe.” – Kevin S. Cochie, VP & GM, Erickson Defense and National Security.
About Erickson: Erickson is a leading global provider of aviation services specializing in defense and national security, manufacturing and MRO, and commercial services such as firefighting, powerline construction, timber harvesting, HVAC & specialty, and oil and gas. Erickson operates a fleet of approximately 69 rotary-wing (light, medium, and heavy) and fixed-wing aircraft, including 20 heavy-lift S-64 Aircranes. Founded in 1971, Erickson is headquartered in Portland, Oregon, USA, and maintains operations in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, and Australia.