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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

Seven decades of dedication

Sixty-seven years, almost seven decades; three generations, hundreds of annual inspections, thousands of spark plugs and countless flight hours are all part of the history books for AufderHeide Flying Service based in DeWitt, Arkansas. A chance flight instruction job, taken

Thrush delivers first 510G Switchbacks to Georgia’s State Forestry Commission

Revolutionary firefighting aircraft will provide faster and more agile fire detection and response capabilities to protect state’s woodland resources. (Albany, GA) Today, as firefighters in the air and on the ground continue to battle devastating wildfires in Southern California, the

Abbott Industries acquires Cascade Conversions

Tuesday, December 5th, at the National Agriculture Aviation Association (NAAA) Annual Convention it was announced that Abbott Industries has acquired Cascade Conversions. Cascade Conversions, a Washington based company, specializes in the approval and production of after market aviation products including

Prime Turbines named Authorized Repair and Overhaul Center for GE M601 and H Series engines

EVENDALE, Ohio — Dallas-based Prime Turbines LLC, a subsidiary of VSE Aviation, Inc., has advanced its partnership with GE Aviation from a Designated Repair Center (DRC) to an Authorized Repair and Overhaul Center (AROC) for GE M601 and H Series

Pioneering Snow S-2A ag plane displayed at NAAA Ag Aviation Expo 2017

Savannah, GA — An early ag airplane designed and built by the founder of Air Tractor, Inc. is on display this week at the National Agricultural Aviation Association annual convention in Savannah, Georgia. The Snow Aeronautical model S-2A, built in

Air Tractor showcases new technologies, products at NAAA AgAviation Expo 2017

Savannah, GA — In addition to marking the 25th anniversary of its model AT-802 aircraft, Air Tractor, Inc. is demonstrating its new electrocoat primer system and displaying a variety of new products this week at the National Agricultural Aviation Association

ASU Introduces new staff members at NAAA AgAviation Expo

  (BOISE, Idaho) Aviation Specialties Unlimited, Inc. (ASU) recently hired Vikki Rosploch as Events and Media Coordinator and Twain Josephson as an independent contractor. Both have diverse professional backgrounds and bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to ASU, and

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

Hardy Aviation Insurance welcomes Matt Younkin

Hardy Aviation Insurance proudly announces the hiring of Matt Younkin of Siloam Springs, Arkansas. Matt will help our customers in the Southern Region of the United States find the coverage they need, while working with Aviation Business Owners, FBOs, and