After lightning stuck a piece of the Sky Station sculpture on Kansas City’s Bartle Hall, the city called upon Erickson’s Aircrane to remove the 24,000 pound piece of artwork for repair. The 40-foot-tall, 35-foot-wide, sculpture is one of four that adorn the hall, which in total, are appraised at $5 million. Read more
In March, on Easter Sunday, Aircrane N159AC replaced 23 air-conditioning units on the roof of Providence Place Mall in downtown Providence, Rhode Island. Because of the urban setting, the Aircrane’s work quickly drew a crowd of spectators in person and online. Read more
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Aviation International Online featured Erickson’s qualification as a subcontractor in a pool of prime contractors who have been awarded $1.425 billion for counter-narcotics and global-threat operations, logistics and training support. These contract vehicles allow Erickson’s Global Defense & Security team to bid on specific task orders, supporting interdiction of narcotics trade and assisting in the global war on terrorism.
Recently featured in Smart Solutions, the newsletter of the Mechanical Contractors Association of America, was Erickson’s safe and successful lift of 44 sections of rooftop heating and air-conditioning units (HVAC) atop the largest solar panel factory in the western hemisphere. Working with general contractor LP Ciminelli and John W. Danforth Co. in November 2015, Erickson flew a Sikorsky S-64 Aircrane helicopter above SolarCity’s 1.2-million-square-foot factory in Buffalo, New York. The Aircrane has a 25,000 pound lift capacity and easily carried the HVAC units – weighing between 14,000 and 18,000 pounds – in less than seven hours. Read more
After a year into his role as President and CEO or Erickson, Inc. Rotorcraft Pro reporters Lyn Burks and Rick Weatherford profile Jeff Roberts, “a man with more than 30 years of experience across nearly every segment of the aerospace and aviation industry.” Read more
During the recent Heli Expo tradeshow in Louisville, Kentucky, Aviation International covered Erickson’s announcements with this feature on the company’s manufacturing capabilities. Highlights include the U.S. production of Seeker Aircraft, defense MRO, and composite rotor blade engineering. Read more
Erickson’s transmission line sales manager, Jeff Stein recently spoke with ENR Reporter Thomas Armistead about the benefits of using heavy-lift helicopters for construction, and the company’s new project with Sterlite Grid, India’s largest private developer of independent power transmission systems.
Erickson Incorporated has renewed longstanding contracts for aerial timber harvesting with Canadian aerial heavy lift company Helifor Canada, and one of the largest lumber producers in Canada, Western Forest Products (WFP). Both contracts enable Erickson to continue providing aerial timber harvesting services in British Columbia and western Canada. Read more
Innovative aerial service provider Erickson Incorporated successfully conducted 13 chiller equipment lifts to the top of the JPM Chase building in Belleville, MI, in just two-and-a-half hours, allowing Conti Corporation to cut installation time dramatically. Erickson’s placement lifts saved time on the ground and also saved labor costs, because they were much more efficient than standard ground-based methods.