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In July of 2014 NAAA reported that we had submitted a First Draft Proposal to suggest changes to the National Fire Protection Association’s
Editor’s Note: The following is a commentary written by the California Agricultural Aviation Association’s President, Terry Gage. September 11, 2001: For agricultural
Cascade Aircraft Conversions CEO Doran Rogers announced today the receipt of the PT6A-41/42 STC (Supplemental Type Certificate) from the FAA for the Thrush
The 2016 502XP American Expedition, a nationwide tour of Air Tractor’s new 502XP kicked off with demonstration flights and bar-b-que at Lane Aviation
Often a farmer will be faced with a decision as to whether to treat their crop by ground application or aerial application. Aerial
Air Tractor’s newest addition to its product line, the 502XP, will soon take off on a journey across America. Dubbed “The 502XP American
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The status of Greece’s aerial fire-fighting armada is in crisis
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So many people are registering drones and applying for drone pilot licenses that federal aviation officials say they are contemplating the possibility of millions of unmanned aircraft crowding the nation’s skies in the not-too-distant future.
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Farmers of soybeans and other crops in southeast Missouri, western Tennessee and northeastern Arkansas are facing widespread crop damage believed to be the result of illegal spraying of dicamba, an older herbicide that is finding new life as a tool to battle glyphosate-resistant weeds.
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The explanation is simple: During the last three to four weeks before harvest, cherries are susceptible to damage from rain. If water from a rainfall is allowed to sit on the fruit, it can be absorbed through the skin, causing the cherries to expand and split.
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Thrush representative Eric Rojeck gave a great interview to EAA Radio during the 2016 AirVenture in Oshkosh, WI.
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It’s a necessary, and dangerous job, and recently, it’s proven deadly. There have been two fatal crop dusting accidents in the Heartland this summer alone. Dow Croom, a local pilot, knows what can happen each time he takes to the skies. “It’s a good life," Croom said. "You’ve just got to be very very careful." Croom has been flying crop dusters for more than 40 years.