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Evergreen International Aviation, Part 2

July 24, 2009

Part 2: The planes – the planes!

Matching machines to missions since 1960: The Evergreen flightline in McMinnville, Oregon

Matching machines to missions since 1960: The Evergreen flightline in McMinnville, Oregon

“Headquartered in McMinnville, Oregon, Evergreen employs more than 4,500 people, has 100 bases worldwide and provides total aviation capabilities through its subsidiaries: Evergreen International Airlines operates and maintains a fleet of Boeing 747 freighter aircraft, including Boeing’s modified 747-400 LCF “Dreamlifter” aircraft for the 787 Dreamliner project; Evergreen Helicopters, one of the world’s most diversified rotor-wing operators; Evergreen Ground Logistics Enterprises which provides full service ground handling and express logistics; Evergreen Trade which specializes in matching machines to missions; The Evergreen Maintenance Center; Evergreen Systems Logistics; Evergreen Agricultural Enterprises; Evergreen Defense and Security Services and, Evergreen Supertanker Services which provides Boeing 747 retrofitted to carry more than 20,000 gallons of water or fire retardant to fight fires.”

Evergreen Aviation has recently reconfigured a Boeing 747 as a fire fighting supertanker with the most advanced tech available on the planet. The below video shows some of the capabilities of this behemoth fire extinguisher.

But that’s only a small, albeit jumbo, part of the aviation company. “Evergreen International Aviation, Inc. is a portfolio of five diverse aviation companies headquartered in McMinnville, Oregon. With international operating authority and a network of global offices and affiliates, Evergreen consists of an international cargo airline that owns and operates a fleet of Boeing 747’s, an unlimited aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul facility, a helicopter service company, a full-service aircraft ground handling company, and an aircraft sales and leasing company.” They built special 747 to haul large modules of Boeing’s new Dreamliner from around the world to final assembly.

Click photo to see more about the Boeing 747-LCF Dreamlifter

Click photo to see more about the Boeing 747-LCF Dreamlifter

Operating since 1960, Evergreen Helicopters offers a diversified fleet of over 75 heavy lift, medium lift, light helicopters and fixed wing aircraft from a global network of bases.

Providing reliable, cost effective, time-critical solutions has remained the foundation of Evergreen Helicopters for over 40 years.

Providing reliable, cost effective, time-critical solutions has remained the foundation of Evergreen Helicopters for over 40 years.

“Evergreen’s fleet is active in many diverse helicopter markets for a broad range of customers worldwide, including aerial application, cargo and personnel shuttle, construction, disaster relief, emergency medical services, firefighting, forestry, marine services and pilot transfers, peacekeeping, petroleum support, powerline, heavy lift, and search and rescue.”

Part of the growth technologies that Evergreen is investing in and deploying are Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs).

Currently employing the Insitu A-20 Insight, Evergreen concentrates on commercial, Unmanned Aerial surveillance with both maritime and land-based applications.

Currently employing the Insitu A-20 Insight, Evergreen concentrates on commercial, Unmanned Aerial surveillance with both maritime and land-based applications.

Evergreen Unmanned Systems (EUS)

“a division of Evergreen Helicopters, Inc., is an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) service provider.

Currently employing the Insitu A-20 Insight, Evergreen concentrates on commercial, Unmanned Aerial surveillance with both maritime and land-based applications.”

“Because Evergreen is not a manufacturer but a service provider, we provide an unbiased and objective evaluation of the industry’s top unmanned aircraft. Evergreen’s independence from manufacturing allows our clients the ability to trust us with delivering the correct answers and right platform to achieve best mission results.

EUS is always researching new and innovative Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) platforms to expand our fleet’s versatility. Evergreen concentrates on commercial, unmanned aerial surveillance with both maritime and land-based ground stations.”

In part 3: Museums and vineards and water parks – Oh My!

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