AVIALSA subcontracts ZTC for maintenance of Macedonian AT-802 fire-fighting aircraft

By Igor Bozinovski, edited for space by AgAir Update. SEPTEMBER 13, 2016 Avialsa, the European Air Tractor Dealer located in Valencia, Spain has entered into an agreement with the Croatian state-owned aircraft maintenance facility Zrakoplovno-Tehnički Centar – ZTC (Aeronautical Technical Center),

AeroGlobo/Lane Aviation Visit Pratt & Whitney Canada in Montreal

The company held a tour in North America from July 26th to August 4th By AeroGlobo Staff Oshkosh For the seventh time, employees from AeroGlobo attended the EAA Air Venture in Oshkosh to visit the world’s largest aviation fair in

A mixed bag for the 2016 spray season

The 2016 season is coming to a somewhat close for many operators and pilots (end of August) throughout the world. The results are all over the board, but for most – as you will read below, a slight downturn in

DynaNav delivers new solutions for aerial application guidance and control

“Simple by Design – Flexible in Application” As an aviation technology company, DynaNav delivers modern and productive solutions to fulfill the current demands of the aerial application industry. The best way to know where to concentrate the technology advancement is

Aerial vs ground calculator

Often a farmer will be faced with a decision as to whether to treat their crop by ground application or aerial application. Aerial Application has a number of advantages over ground based application. These include: Advantages: • Timeliness of operation

Hellenic Air Force suffers its second CL-215 crash of the year.

The status of Greece’s aerial fire-fighting armada is in crisis after the Hellenic Air Force endured its third major CL-215/415 disaster since 2014. On June 26, 2016 at 11:09 GMT, the piston-engine, fire-fighting aircraft of the Hellenic Air Force, the

3 Non-Pesticide Reasons Beekeepers Lost 44% of Bees in 2015-16

The Bee Informed Partnership takes an annual survey of commercial and backyard beekeepers in order to track health and survival rates of honey bee colonies. The latest results show that colonies declined 44 percent during the year spanning April 2015

The scoop on Aero Spray

Aero Spray, Inc. of Appleton, MN entered into the aerial fire-fighting world in 1999 with a MN-DNR “call-when-needed” contract for its AT-802A. Owner John Schwenk quickly discovered that the AT-802 was a highly cost effective spray and fire-fighting aircraft that

Avialsa treats more than 400 fires by midseason

Valencian region (Spain)-based Avialsa T-35 S.L. has participated in over 280 forest fires during this summer season in Valencia region as of mid-July. From fire bases in Siete Aguas, Enguera, Mutxamiel, Castellón, Vistabella and Benagéber, nine Air Tractor AT-802s of

The many advantages of aerial application

Aerial application can be just as effective as ground application, but that characterization does not do aerial application justice. Aerial application has many advantages. We thought it would be a good idea to review those advantages this month in case

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