Press Releases

Aero Spray Inc. changes name to Dauntless Air, appoints new CEO and expands Fire Boss fleet

Brett L’Esperance will lead Dauntless Air into its next phase of growth   Appleton, MN – April 18, 2018 – With a commitment to accelerate the industry’s transformation to a modernized approach to aerial firefighting, Aero Spray Inc., the leading

S.D. amends rules for aerial applicators

The Department of Agriculture amended rules to require all aerial applicators in South Dakota to acquire aerial applicator certification for agriculture plant pest control and right of way. This rule change came about because the S.D. Aviation Association received a

Air Tractor recognized for ESOP communications excellence

L-R: Michael Keeling, President ESOP Association; Jim Hirsch, President, Air Tractor; John Miller, Air Tractor ESOP Communication Committee Historian; Larry Wooldridge, Air Tractor Communication Committee member; Bill Burns, Communication Committee Chair; Kelly McCorkle, past Communication Committee Chair; (not shown) Julianne

Goiás: regras para pulverizações retornam aos parâmetros federais

“Foi uma vitória do bom senso.” Assim o deputado estadual goiano Lissauer Vieira (PSB) definiu a derrubada, por 27 votos a 2, do veto do Governo do Estado ao projeto de lei que recolocou as zonas de exclusão em pulverizações

Goiás, Brasil nuevas reglas de pulverización.

“Fue una victoria de sentido común”, declaró el representante estatal de Goiás Lissauer Vieira (PSB) sobre la reubicación de las zonas de exclusión por un voto de 27 a 2 para vetar la legislación de Goiás, rediseñando la distancia de

Brazil state, Goiás, rescinds new buffer zones

“It was a victory of common sense,” declared Goiás State Representative Lissauer Vieira (PSB) of the exclusion/buffer zone relocation by a 27 to 2 vote to veto Goiás legislation, redesignating distance for exclusion zones for aerial spraying to the original

Georgia AAA Spray Clinic Scheduled for March

Dear Aerial Applicator: This is your invitation to participate in this year’s agricultural fly-in clinics sponsored by the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Cooperative Extension and the Georgia Aerial Applicators Association.  These will be held at

GE Aviation announces name for advanced turboprop: The GE Catalyst™ engine

March 7, 2018 – PRAGUE – GE Aviation, which continues its mission to drive innovation in the Business and General Aviation turboprop market, has announced an official name for its Advanced Turboprop (ATP) engine. ATP is now the GE Catalyst™

Aerial Firefighting North America Gathers the World’s Experts

Tangent Link, renowned and recognised across the globe for its work with the airborne firefighting community, brings the Aerial Firefighting North America Conference and Exhibition back to Sacramento, California this coming March. Taking place at the McClellan Conference Centre, Sacramento

Wire Strike Protection for R66 Helicopters

Torrance, CA — Robinson has added wire strike protection provisions to its R66 options list. Available only on R66 helicopters, the provisions are FAA certified and allow for easy, bolt-on installation of Magellan’s WSPS (Wire Strike Protection System) sold separately

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