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Erickson (formerly known as Erickson Air-Crane) is a provider of aviation services specializing in defense, security, manufacturing, maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO), and commercial services. It offers air operations, legacy fleet sustainment, aerial firefighting, powerline construction, timber harvesting, specialty construction, oil and gas industry support, etc. The company maintains and operates a fleet of rotary and fixed-wing aircraft as well as utility helicopters, including its own heavy-lift helicopter, S-64 Air Crane.
HQPortland, OR, US
Employee Ratings3.6

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Employees (est.) (Nov 2021)515
Job Openings24
Revenue (FY, 2015)$297.5 M
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Key People/Management at Erickson

Doug Kitani

Doug Kitani

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Stephen Wideman

Stephen Wideman

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Brittany (Wise) Black

Brittany (Wise) Black

Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing, and Business Development
Erick Nodland

Erick Nodland

Vice President of Aviation Center of Excellence
Scott Zurschmit

Scott Zurschmit

Vice President of Business Capture
Kristi Gonzalez

Kristi Gonzalez

Vice President of People
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Erickson Office Locations

Erickson has offices in Portland, Central Point, Medford, Delta and in 3 other locations
Portland, OR, US (HQ)
5550 S Macadam Ave #200
Central Point, OR, US
1993 Kirtland Rd
Central Point, OR, US
3100 Willow Springs Rd
Medford, OR, US
2080 Milligan Way
Medford, OR, US
4002 Cirrus Dr
Delta, CA
7293 Wilson Ave
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Erickson Financials and Metrics

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Erickson total Funding

$20 m

Erickson latest funding size

$20 m

Time since last funding

5 years ago
Erickson's latest funding round in April 2017 was reported to be $20 m. In total, Erickson has raised $20 m
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Erickson Revenue

Erickson's revenue was reported to be $297.52 m in FY, 2015

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Cash From Operating Activities

USDFY, 2015


5.3 x


0.8 x

Financial Leverage

6.7 x
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Erickson Operating Metrics

Erickson's Backlog was reported to be $228.4m in FY, 2015.
FY, 2015Nov, 2020Oct, 2021

Aircraft (Leased)


Aircraft Fleet



$228.4 m

Trademarks (US)

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Erickson Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Air Amazonia Serviços Aeronauticos Ltda.September 04, 2013$26 m
Evergreen Helicopters, Inc.May 02, 2013$298 m

Erickson Revenue Breakdown

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Erickson revenue breakdown by business segment: 10.6% from Manufacturing and MRO, 35.3% from Global Defense and Security and 54.1% from Commercial Aviation Services

Erickson revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 9.5% from Africa, 11.7% from Europe, 44.5% from North America, 19.3% from Middle East, 5.8% from Asia and 9.2% from Other

Erickson Cybersecurity Score

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Erickson Online and Social Media Presence

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Erickson Blogs

A Noble Cause

Erickson’s Quality Assurance and Inspection departments offer in-depth services to internal and external customers  In a conversation with Erickson’s Quality Assurance and Inspection departments, it is easy to hear the pride in the voices of the five department leaders. But it is not boastful pride.…

Forest Aviation Headquarters Celebrates 50 Years of Service

Forest Aviation Headquarters (FAH), a division of Korea Forest Service (KFS) is an important agency protecting South Korean forests and wildlands. The Forest Aviation Headquarters that is a subsidiary organization under the Korea Forest Service recently celebrated a milestone birthday. The agency is…

Service from the Heart

Erickson’s employees enjoy bringing joy to the community during the holidays. Christy Ross is a senior buyer for Erickson. Her job is technical as she is tasked with sending helicopter parts out for repair, researching alternate parts, and tracking down legacy parts in the surplus market. But she ha…

Unlocking Innovation in Aerospace for 50 Years and Counting

Erickson Inc. is world-renowned for service, commitment, and experience Erickson Incorporated was started in 1971 by Jack Erickson. He envisioned aerial removal of heavy logs by helicopter from mountaintops – which lessens environmental impact by creating fewer roads with heavy equipment. This visio…

Prosperous Helicopter MRO

Erickson Inc. offers a robust maintenance repair and overhaul service through a variety of hangars in the state of Oregon to owners/operators of helicopters. The post Prosperous Helicopter MRO appeared first on Erickson Inc. | Civil and Military Aviation, and MRO, OEM Services.

Smithsonian Channel Airs New Series, “Impossible Repairs” featuring the Erickson S-64

Impossible Repairs featuring the Erickson S-64 launches in the US and Canada on the Smithsonian Channel on Sunday, September 19 at 8 p.m. ET/PT Episode 1 – “Heli-Logging” Mike Davidson climbs aboard the Erickson S-64 Air Crane® helicopter—one of the biggest, most durable, and versatile helicopters i…
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Erickson Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Erickson founded?

    Erickson was founded in 1971.

  • Who are Erickson key executives?

    Erickson's key executives are Doug Kitani, Stephen Wideman and Brittany (Wise) Black.

  • How many employees does Erickson have?

    Erickson has 515 employees.

  • What is Erickson revenue?

    Latest Erickson annual revenue is $297.5 m.

  • What is Erickson revenue per employee?

    Latest Erickson revenue per employee is $577.7 k.

  • Who are Erickson competitors?

    Competitors of Erickson include StandardAero, Columbia Helicopters and Unical Aviation.

  • Where is Erickson headquarters?

    Erickson headquarters is located at 5550 S Macadam Ave #200, Portland.

  • Where are Erickson offices?

    Erickson has offices in Portland, Central Point, Medford, Delta and in 3 other locations.

  • How many offices does Erickson have?

    Erickson has 9 offices.