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  • uAvionix Receives FAA STC for tailBeacon ADS-B OUT Solution

    uAvionix Receives FAA STC for tailBeacon ADS-B OUT Solution0

    uAvionix today announced it has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval for its tailBeacon integrated rear position light ADS-B OUT solution.   Much like the popular skyBeacon, the tailBeacon has been optimized for ease of installation times of less than one hour, including documentation.  The tailBeacon system consists of a total of four (4) TSOs:

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  • Harvest Delays May Push Back Cover Crops

    Harvest Delays May Push Back Cover Crops0

    As harvest quickly approaches, farmers are looking to get cover crops applied. Aerial applications of cover crop seed began in late August and early September, but for any other methods of application, things might be pushed back. Iowa State Extension Cropping Systems Specialist Mark Licht said the volatile 2019 growing season made things more complicated.

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  • Helicopter Spreads 40,000 Pounds of Seed

    Helicopter Spreads 40,000 Pounds of Seed0

    MIDDLEBURY — Addison County farmers have seen a rainy and consistently wet spring and summer result in a late corn harvest. Now some of those farmers are looking to the skies again — this time for help in planting a cover crop this fall. This past Tuesday and Wednesday a crop-dusting helicopter dropped nearly 40,000

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  • Aerial Seeding: Local Aviation and Agriculture Experts Allay Fears of Mid-Shore Citizens

    Aerial Seeding: Local Aviation and Agriculture Experts Allay Fears of Mid-Shore Citizens0

    EASTON — If you see a low-flying small plane dipping below the treeline, swooping low over fields and looping back up sharply to do it again — don’t panic. It’s simply aerial agriculture. Small planes applying cover crops by air during late summer are nothing new to longtime residents of Talbot County, but for the

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