• Diversity in the Garden State

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    When one thinks of New Jersey, images of busy highways, urban sprawl, Atlantic City and maybe even scenes from the HBO series The Sopranos come to mind. Few associate the small northeastern state with small towns, acres of cranberries, corn and aerial application. However, there are a handful of aerial application operators in The Garden

  • Doing it Well

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    In the 1950s, Harley and Clara Wells settled into a small farmhouse just outside of Holdrege, Nebraska. Harley had begun learning how to fly in 1954 in a Cessna 120, all the while aspiring to be an aerial applicator. Harley readied his dream and, in 1958 purchased his first agricultural aircraft, a CallAir. Harley Wells

  • Hi-Tech Training

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    “We’re not teaching you how to be an ag-pilot. You already know how to do that” comments Jason Wolcott to a student as the student is starting the cutting-edge Air Tractor simulator at the Turbine Training Center offices in Manhattan, Kansas. “I’m going to put you in scenarios that every ag-pilot will face, at some

  • Woolard Flying Service

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    Matt Woolard Continues Family Operation Matt Woolard was born and raised in agriculture, amongst the farm fields of Corning, Arkansas. Early on, Matt knew he wanted something a little different, but he wasn’t exactly sure what that was. His questions were soon answered when Matt met Cindy Coleman, daughter of Roy Coleman. Roy was a