We’ve built our reputation over difficult terrain.

If you need a safe and self-sustaining utility aircraft company with light, medium, and heavy-lift capability—and you need to be able to work in austere environments anywhere on earth, at any time—you’ve got Erickson.

We’re Erickson. Tested and Trusted.

Erickson sets the standard for operational readiness and capability. Whatever sector you’re in – Commercial, Government, or Manufacturing/MRO – we’re equally adept at placing giant HVAC units atop skyscrapers, fighting forest fires, milling parts for your own birds or ferrying supplies and personnel to remote bases or challenging locations.

What’s New

  • Erickson Air-Crane ‘Goliath’ Ready to Fight Wildfires

    Air Crane Goliath

    On a hot Thursday in East County, San Diego Gas & Electric showed off “Goliath,” a giant water-dropping helicopter brought in a month early to fight this summer’s wildfires.

    The Erickson Air-Crane, a heavily modified version of a military helicopter, can carry 2,650 gallons of water to drop on fires. That’s the equivalent of six normal firefighting helicopters.

    “While this aircraft can do great things, it becomes exceptional when combined with the resources of our state,” said Dan Rice, SDG&E’s aviation services manager, referring to the Cal Fire and San Diego Fire-Rescue officials on hand for the aircraft’s unveiling in a hanger at Gillespie Field. (more…)

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