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Press Release updated: Nov 3, 2020 14:38 PST

Certified Aviation Services LLC, (CAS) is pleased to announce the execution of a new contract agreement with Erickson Aero Tanker for their MD-87 Fire Bomber. CAS will conduct several heavy C- checks for this firefighting aircraft at the San Bernardino, California facility.

Paul Oliver, President and COO quoted:

“We are very proud to welcome Erickson Aero Tanker into our “state of the art” heavy maintenance facilities in San Bernardino. Aero Tanker is working their MD-87 fleet vigorously to assist in containing the devastating fires across California and other states. With their established reputation in quality and on-time performance, CAS is honored to partner with and work alongside Aero Tanker and their aerial firefighting aircraft.”

Erickson Aero Tanker is the most versatile fire bomber available. FAA-Approved, 900 miles loaded strike range, 5000 foot runway capability loaded, 3000 gallon capacity and Interagency Tanker Board approved.

About Certified Aviation Services

Certified Aviation Services (CAS) is a leading provider of MRO services for fleet operators, leasing companies, OEMs, and adjusters globally. Backed by more than 400 world-class A&P mechanics and 30 years of service, CAS is one of the most experienced MRO service providers. Throughout our nationwide network, CAS conducts line maintenance, modifications, installations, component overhaul, as well as heavy recovery and repairs. Each division is committed to providing our customers with 1innovative, cost-effective solutions when and where they need it. To learn more, visit

For further information, please contact:

Doreen Acosta | Marketing Coordinator
Certified Aviation Services (CAS) 1150 South Vineyard Ave., Ontario, CA 91761 USA P: (909) 458 6494 | M: (909) 519 5275 | F: (909) 494 9625 |

Source: CAS