Press Releases

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

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

Atividade aeroagrícola em risco no Brasil: setor se une para trazer a verdade à tona

Sindicatos e empresários estão mobilizados para que informações corretas sobre o setor se sobreponham a projetos de lei equivocados Por Marcos Paulino A aviação agrícola está em risco no Brasil. Projetos de lei que visam à proibição da pulverização aérea

Agricultural activity at risk in Brazil: sector unites to bring truth to the surface

Trade unions and business people are mobilized for correct information about the sector to overlap with misguided legislations. By Marcos Paulino Agricultural aviation is at risk in Brazil. Legislation aimed at banning aerial spraying of agricultural pesticides has mobilized sectors

CDAS adds a Mobile Engine Maintenance Service Unit to their team

CDAS’s AOG mobile engine maintenance service unit is a new way for them to provide maintenance to their customers. Further, this new service approach supports the modular design of engines and APU, and provides round-the-clock availability that meets the needs of

Storm Aeronautics Receives STC (SA01845WI) on the Storm Shield ™ from the FAA

During the 2015 NAAA convention, I was approached by Brain Rau, an operator from North Dakota, who at that time was the President of (NAAREF) National Agricultural Aviation Research and Education Foundation. He challenged Storm Aeronautics to figure out a

NAAA responds to erroneous article in Air & Space Magazine

Recently, an article was published in Air & Space Magazine by contributing editor Ed Darack asserting, incorrectly, that drones are increasingly replacing traditional agricultural aircraft. The National Agricultural Aviation Association’s Executive Director Andrew Moore refuted this factless claim below:  

Pratt & Whitney Canada expands Global Service Network appointing ABA in Brazil as its first Designated Maintenance Facility

New Service Network Model Will Support Increased Availability and Accessibility with Rollout Starting with Brazilian Agricultural Customers CANELA, BRAZIL – (August 8, 2017) – Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) announced today at Congresso Sindag Mercosul 2017 that it has appointed

STC granted to Reabe Aircraft Improvement

Reabe Aircraft Improvement has been granted STC SR4183CH for the installation of the Reabe Hopper Quantity Indication System into the Bell 206B Jet Ranger when equipped with the Isolar belly tank. The system has been flying as a prototype for

REBTECH Secures STC for Air Tractor 502/504 Series Aircraft

Bedford, TX—REBTECH is pleased to announce the final completion of a night vision compatible conversion of the Air Tractor AT-502, 502A, 502B and AT-504 agricultural spray aircraft. The aircraft is owned and operated by Mr. Dean Heimermann, owner of Countryside

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