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Fools and Liars

You know, it’s easy to stand on the outside of the fence and criticize someone else. That’s a cheap shot. But if you’ve “been there

Rx Gate System provides variable and constant rates

Variable rate technology for dry applications utilizing aircraft has been around for about ten years. Pete Jones’ of Air Repair in Cleveland, Mississippi was one

Young aerial topdressing pilot learns lessons

During the period from November 1960, I began working with Rural Aviation as an aerial topdressing pilot flying the Cessna 180. It was my first

“Nothing takes the place of horsepower.”

Air Tractor 502XP at work in Arkansas The statement has rung throughout the ag-aviation industry since the days of removing the 220 HP Continental R-670

The Grind

“It was a dark and stormy night.” Sounds like the opening line to a third rate suspense novel doesn’t it? The suspense was little old

The invisible, silent propeller

It is getting to be a busy time of year for most ag-operators north of the equator; acres coming in, piling up on the books,

Flying at 500’ AGL

This is a topic that we at Flying Tiger Aviation harp on to the point that it’s just a matter of time before someone shouts,

Pest management is getting more complicated

It’s not just you, everyone will agree that pest management is getting more complicated. In the old days, we often just selected the best pesticide,

Air Tractor makes entry into the UAS market acquires Yield Defender

OLNEY, TX — Air Tractor, Inc. is proud to announce its expansion into the field of unmanned aerial systems. The recent acquisition of Hangar 78

NAAA applauds passage of the Zika Vector Control Act

ALEXANDRIA, VA — May 24, 2016 — The House of Representatives today passed H.R. 897, the Zika Vector Control Act, giving professional, small aerial application

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