Erickson Air-Crane has been providing aircraft products and services for commercial and industrial customers since 1971. The company offers customized design and development, product handling and technical support services. It is a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and European Aviation Safety Agency-certified repair and overhauling depot. Erickson Air-Crane owns and operates a fleet of more than 15 S-64 air crane helicopters throughout the world. The company specializes in the performance of firefighting and civil protection, hydromulch application, timber harvesting and electrical transmission line construction services. It also provides installation, administration and manufacturing services. Erickson Air-Crane has a staff of more than 500 trained professionals who offer logistical and manpower support services.