Erickson Incorporated has announced at Heli Expo, 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 signaled a demand for the S-64 as a firefighting platform of the future. We will transition to 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.