Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated (NASDAQ: EAC) (“Erickson Air-Crane” or the “Company”), a leading operator and the manufacturer of the powerful heavy-lift helicopter, the Erickson S-64 Aircrane, today announced that Chief Executive Officer Udo Rieder will present at the Craig-Hallum 3rd Annual Alpha Select Conference on: Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 1:30 pm. Management will be available to meet with investors at the conference throughout the day. The one-day conference is being held at Sentry Centers 730, 3rd Avenue in New York City. A copy of management’s presentation will be available on the Investor Relations section of Erickson Air-Crane’s corporate website at http://www.ericksonaircrane.com/. About the Alpha Select Conference Craig-Hallum’s 3rd annual Alpha Select Conference will showcase over 60 small and micro cap companies that fit the Alpha Select List (ASL) List criteria. The idea behind the conference is to give institutional investors the opportunity to prospect for new investment ideas that could either still be under the radar or others that have proven out their model and are executing successfully. For more information about the conference, please visit the Craig-Hallum Capital Group website at: www.craighallum.com. About Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated Erickson Air-Crane specializes in the operation and manufacture of the Erickson S-64 Aircrane (the “Aircrane”), a versatile and powerful heavy-lift helicopter. The Aircrane has a lift capacity of up to 25,000 pounds and is the only commercial aircraft built specifically as a flying crane without a fuselage for internal loads. The Aircrane is also the only commercial heavy-lift helicopter with a rear load-facing cockpit, combining an unobstructed view and complete aircraft control for precision lift and load placement capabilities. Erickson Air-Crane owns and operates a fleet of 17 Aircranes, which are used to support a wide variety of government and commercial customers worldwide across a broad range of aerial services, including firefighting, timber harvesting, infrastructure construction, and crewing. Erickson Air-Crane also manufactures Aircranes and related components for sale to government and commercial customers and provides aftermarket support and maintenance, repair, and overhaul services for the Aircrane and other aircraft. Founded in 1971, Erickson Air-Crane is headquartered in Portland, Oregon with its principal manufacturing facility based in Central Point, Oregon. For more information, please visit http://www.ericksonaircrane.com.