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Aero Spray Inc. changes name to Dauntless Air, appoints new CEO and expands Fire Boss fleet

Brett L’Esperance will lead Dauntless Air into its next phase of growth   Appleton, MN – April 18, 2018 – With a commitment to accelerate the industry’s transformation to a

S.D. amends rules for aerial applicators

The Department of Agriculture amended rules to require all aerial applicators in South Dakota to acquire aerial applicator certification for agriculture plant pest control and right of way. This rule

Humectants: the drier it is, the more you need them

By John Garr and Jerry Green of GarrCo Products Humectants are used widely, but often the unspoken component in spray mixtures. Humectants do the essential task of keeping water in

Nancy Snow 1940-2018

Nancy Bacon Snow, age 77, of Wichita Falls passed away on Wednesday morning, March 28, 2018, in House of Hope in Wichita Falls. She spent the last hours of her


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Brazil state, Goiás, rescinds new buffer zones

“It was a victory of common sense,” declared Goiás State Representative Lissauer Vieira (PSB) of the exclusion/buffer zone relocation by a 27 to 2 vote to veto Goiás legislation, redesignating

GE Aviation announces name for advanced turboprop: The GE Catalyst™ engine

March 7, 2018 – PRAGUE – GE Aviation, which continues its mission to drive innovation in the Business and General Aviation turboprop market, has announced an official name for its

Thrush Aircraft Begins Exploration of Autonomous Air Tanker

Strategic alliance with Drone America anticipated to yield unmanned solutions to airborne wildfire surveillance and attack – and more. (Albany, GA) The arsenal of airborne tactics available to firefighters and

GE Aviation announces first run of  Advanced Turboprop engine

Milestone accomplished on schedule; certification begins in 2018 PRAGUE—GE Aviation’s Advanced Turboprop engine, the first clean-sheet turboprop engine to hit the Business and General Aviation (BGA) market in more than


AirFire & Forestry

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Aerial Firefighting North America Gathers the World’s Experts 0

Tangent Link, renowned and recognised across the globe for its

New Finance Leadership Joins Erickson Incorporated 0

CFO Stephen Wideman and Controller Micheal Hausinger PORTLAND, OR —

RockAIR Approved for USFS Airborne Firefighting 0

RockAIR Approved for USFS Airborne Firefighting Dunedin, New Zealand TracPlus

Macedonian AT-802A Fire Boss seen following heavy maintenance in Croatia 0

by IGOR BOZINOVSKI Macedonian Protection and Rescue Directorate Air Tractor

Red Bull Air Race newest star: the Air Tractor AT-802 Fire Boss 0

By Igor Bozinovski The Red Bull Air Race World Championship

Erickson Begins 20th Season of Fighting Fires in Australia 0

PORTLAND, Oregon — Erickson Incorporated, a leading aerospace manufacturer and

Thrush delivers first 510G Switchbacks to Georgia’s State Forestry Commission 1

Revolutionary firefighting aircraft will provide faster and more agile fire

Managing Pandemonium 0

The 2017 fire season is in full swing here in

Fighting Portugal’s deadliest Pedrogao Grande Wildfire, the Fire Boss aspect 0

A series of 156 wildfires that erupted across central Portugal

Latin America

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Abertas inscrições para demonstrações práticas no Congresso da Aviação Agrícola do Brasil 0

Expositores que quiserem fazer demonstrações práticas de seus equipamentos e

Goiás: regras para pulverizações retornam aos parâmetros federais 0

“Foi uma vitória do bom senso.” Assim o deputado estadual

Goiás, Brasil nuevas reglas de pulverización. 0

“Fue una victoria de sentido común”, declaró el representante estatal

A ANAC Argentina Contra a Aviação Agrícola? 0

Quando a Federação Argentina de Câmaras Agroaéreas (FEARCA) foi criada

¿La ANAC contra la Aviación Agrícola? 1

Teléfono para Tomás Insausti Cuando la Federación Argentina de Cámaras

Comitiva Sindag encerra sua participação na convenção norte-americana de aviação agrícola 0

Brasil e Estados Unidos representam os dois maiores mercados mundiais

Sarney Filho determina criação de grupo interministerial para tratar da aviação agrícola 0

Medida veio esta manhã, depois de encontro onde sindicato reclamou

FEARCA firma carta de intención con FADEA por la compra de diez Puelche 0

Source: http://www.fearca.org.ar El presidente de FeArCA, César Antonietti, junto al