Erickson Inc. has been awarded a contract to provide transport and precision placement of oil and gas equipment by helicopter in Peru over the Amazon. As per the contract, Erickson will provide one S-64F Aircrane and related support for year-round use to Pluspetrol, operator of the Camisea consortium. Erickson's safety management system focuses on proactive risk management to identify and correct potential hazards.
Erickson is the type certificate holder and original equipment manufacturer of the Aircrane. The company is currently flight-testing composite main rotor blades for the aircraft.
Photo courtesy of Erickson Inc.