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2010-02-22 07:00:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- HELI-EXPO 2010, February 21-23. Booth: 417 -- In a continuing effort to remain at the forefront of the industry and lead innovation, Erickson Air-Crane (EAC) today announced three major program initiatives that are currently underway: a composite blade program, vacuum lift technology and water usage tracking system. "In 2009 we made a commitment to drive innovation within the industry and expand the versatility of our aircraft within the marketplace,"...

2009-09-11 07:18:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Four of Erickson's Helitankers are flying long hours battling the large "Station Fire" consuming homes and forcing thousands of evacuations. In previous weeks, they have already helped put out wildfires in Washington State, Oregon, Utah, Greece, and British Columbia and will soon be to Australia for the bushfire season that is soon approaching. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/erickson/40008/ (Photo:...

2009-09-02 17:36:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The summer of 2009 has been another season fighting inferno for Erickson Air-Crane, manufacturer of the world-renowned Helitanker and heavy-lift helicopters. As an essential tool for the Forest Service, the Aircranes are credited for helping contain several wildfires and are now hard at it on some of the worst fires of the season. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090902/SF69833) In Southern California, four of Erickson's Helitankers...

2009-09-02 13:22:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ --The summer of 2009 has been another season fighting inferno for Erickson Air-Crane, manufacturer of the world-renowned Helitanker and heavy-lift helicopters. As an essential tool for the Forest Service, the Aircranes are credited for helping contain several wildfires and are now hard at it on some of the worst fires of the season. In Southern California, four of Erickson's Helitankers are on the scenes battling several deadly wildfires which are...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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