International

Corr and son travel to Australia

NATA Education Director, Certified S.A.F.E. Analyst Agri-Spray Constulting Web site: agrisprayconsulting.com My son, Carson, and I had the opportunity to spend five weeks in Australia last summer pattern testing aircraft. Everything had been lined up by Adam Hooper, Program Manager

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 first responders may soon grow significantly as Thrush Aircraft has

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 30 years, successfully completed its first engine test run at

Auto Spray and Variable Rate Prescription Tests

James Pottage, Provincial Airways Doug Mackay, Bayer CropScience Inc. Lai Nguyen, AG-NAV Inc. The practice of variable rate treatments (VRT) has been around for some time and applied in ground precision farming. However the adoption of VRT is still limited

Harvey, Irma and Maria affect ag operators

Two historical events happened this past summer when two hurricanes, Harvey and Irma, within two weeks of each other made landfall on U.S. crops and a third hurricane, Maria, broadsided U.S. Territory Puerto Rico. All caused incalculable damage to crops

Air Tractor Showcases First PPG E-coat System for Aircraft OEM

  Olney, Texas, Nov. 2, 2017 – Air Tractor today hosted aerospace industry representatives, elected dignitaries, Air Tractor dealers and members of the media at its agricultural aircraft manufacturing facilities in Olney, Texas, to see operation of the first electrocoat

P&WC launches PT6A certified pre-owned engine program

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – (October 9, 2017) – Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has introduced a Certified Pre-Owned program for its in-service fleet of PT6A engines. Through their aircraft dealer, customers of PT6A-powered used aircraft whose engines are certified under

Operator, pilot and grower sentenced to prison

In a historical judgment in Concepcion del Uruguay, a town in Argentina, those responsible for spraying on the Santa Anita school were convicted to prison time. The president of the aerial application company, the owner of the field and the

Thrush Aircraft strengthens commitment to factory training

Key team member added as the company continues to fulfill its promise of leadership in the ag aviation training arena. (Albany, GA) There is an additional parking space being occupied this morning at the already busy Thrush factory, as Robert

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

A series of 156 wildfires that erupted across central Portugal in June turned into an epic tragedy that, within hours, claimed the lives of 64 civilians and caused serious injuries to 204 others, including more than a dozen firefighters that

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