Editorials

Decision makers

It saddens me to read about the fatality of an ag-pilot. Recently, one died in Brazil that I knew from my visits there, even once visiting this particular pilot. He was not the first ag-pilot I’ve known that has been

More agav coverage and a facelift

More agav coverage and a facelift Last month was a busy one for everyone at AgAir Update. September 1st marked the launch of the new agairupdate.com. This CMS (Content Management System)-style website will bring you breaking agav news and additional

Ag Pilots demonstrated need to be proactive during 9/11

Editor’s Note: The following is a commentary written by the California Agricultural Aviation Association’s President, Terry Gage.    September 11, 2001: For agricultural pilots, it was the first time in their lives that the entire national aviation fleet was grounded.

Where is the airplane?

I was driving down the highway one day when I came upon a large truck. On the back of the truck was a bumper sticker that read: “This truck is overloaded with federal regulations. Don’t like trucks? Stop eating, problem

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, getting behind. That brings up a point that most of us don’t think about too

Fire Season Off to a Different Start

A conventional fire season would be where the majority of activity sprung up in the American Southwest. In a twisted start for the 2016 fire season, the vast majority of fires have been with our Canadian neighbors. Most news reporting