Saturday, February 1, 2014
Erickson S-64 to Fight Fires in Istanbul
Istanbul’s Metropolitan Municipality in Turkey has issued a contract to Erickson Air-Crane covering firefighting services over a period of 10 months.
Erickson will employ one S-64 Air-Crane equipped with a 2,650-gallon fire suppression system under an agreement that covers a minimum of 500 flight hours.
Turkey’s Pan Aviation will team with Portland, Ore.-based Erickson to supply a range of aerial firefighting services, according to Erickson CEO Udo Rieder.