United States

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:  

For a second year, NAAA spreads the good word of ag aviation at EAA’s AirVenture 2017

source: NAAA The Experimental Aircraft Association’s (EAA) annual AirVenture held in Oshkosh, Wis., July 24–30, was truly the “world’s greatest aviation celebration,” and they had a record attendance of 590,000 to prove it. Among those were NAAA representatives who met

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

Beta valve plunger maintenance

It has been reported that the Woodward 8210 Series Beta valve plunger assembly for a turbine engine propellor governor can accumulate dirt and grit, causing sticking of the plunger. This can cause a condition of remaining in the Beta range

A Thrush is “reborn”

AgAir Update completes an evaluation flight of the Ultra Thrush It was in 2010 that Thrush Aircraft introduced a new engine mount design for the 510 series Thrush, specifically the then newly certified H80 GE turboprop engine. The extension was

Arkansas bans the use of dicamba

The Executive Subcommittee of the Arkansas Legislative Council (ALC), chaired by Senator Bill Sample (Hot Springs) and Representative David Branscum (Marshall), met July 5th to consider a request by the Arkansas State Plant Board to review and approve emergency rules

How to Defeat Dehydration

by Trey McClure The Forgotten Risk to Flight Safety With the summer months now upon us, it’s the perfect time to take advantage of outdoor activities — whether it’s going to local fly-ins, getting some tee time in, or simply

Extend your aerial application season with a genuine biological crop residue management technology

By John Garr and Jerry Green, GarrCo Products Want to add acres at the end of your season? Try a pre-harvest application of concentrated living microorganisms naturally selected and bred to digest tough crop residues. Applying a specially designed biological

Air Tractor AT-802 series marks 25 years & 700 airplanes

When Air Tractor AT-802A, bearing serial #0700 took off last month for its home in Valencia, Spain, the occasion was not just an airplane production milestone. It also happens to be the 25th anniversary year marking FAA Type Certification of

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

1 2 3 12