Erickson Air Crane Gets FAA Night Vision Goggle Approval
Erickson will begin NVG night-time firefighting operations with its Air Cranes
Erickson S-64F Air Crane Helicopter illuminated by helipad lights at night
In preparation for night firefighting operations, Erickson conducted NVG coursework at its annual spring training event. The FAA and U.S. Forest Service were on-site observing the training, and Oregon's Crook County fire department provided ground fill and conducted required helicopter coordination training and signoffs. (Photo: Crook County)