August 20 - Oregon, USA headquartered Erickson Air-Crane has received a contract from Helicopter Transport Services to perform modifications and upgrades on seven CH54B tail boom and pylon assemblies.

Udo Rieder, ceo of Erickson Air-Crane, commented: "This contract with Helicopter Transport Services reflects Erickson's ongoing commitment to leveraging our expertise to capture growth in the maintenance, repair and overhaul market."
The contract is valued at USD1.5 million. Advanced engineering and technical work is already underway.