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Thrush Aircraft delivers 100th 510G

Major milestone reached as GE-powered agricultural aircraft continues to be a favorite with both pilots and operators worldwide. (Albany, GA) As the Thrush factory’s large

GE Aviation submits EASA type certificate for EEPC-equipped, H80 Thrush

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND —GE Aviation is closing in on its second type certification for its Electronic Engine and Propeller Control (EEPC) system. The company has submitted

Six Things You Must Know When Applying Pesticides

Many of you have just earned continuing certification credits and know the many different things that you need to know when applying pesticides. We agree

Ipanema EMB203 evaluation flight

I have lost count of how many different ag aircraft that I have had the pleasure to conduct evaluation flights in over the years. It

One company’s 14th Air Tractor delivered to Costa Rica

As we lined up on the centerline and started bringing the torque up to redline, our journey from Harlingen, Texas (KHRL) to San Jose, Costa

The thrust evolution of the FU-24

The energy level of the basic FU-24 airframe has been transformed with respect to its overall performance, as compared to the early 225 and 240

What’s in store for this month

In this month’s edition of AgAir Update, the cover story is about my evaluation flight of Embraer’s redesigned Ipanema EMB203 aircraft. Without hesitation, I can

NAAA ‘Ag Wings of Tomorrow’ Scholarship Program

NAAA ‘Ag Wings of Tomorrow’ Scholarship Program Spreads the Wealth Up to five scholarships, $22,500 in training money available under new scholarship program NAAA is

Avoid temperature inversions

What is a temperature inversion, and how does it affect drift? There are many misconceptions and erroneous opinions. Without an inversion, or under normal conditions,

United we stand

There is an agenda driven sector who know nothing of ag flying, are directly opposed and even hostile to aerial application. Agricultural aviation isn’t only

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