Wednesday morning dawned as a dreary, misty morning to start off the 2019 CoAAA Operation S.A.F.E. Fly-in. The weather gave us early arrivals the chance to enjoy a leisurely cup of coffee and donuts. Around 11:00 am we finally heard the first aircraft approaching KLAA. Eight more ag aircraft would follow close behind. While the weather started off looking unfavorable the clouds and mist eventually cleared leaving us a beautiful sunny afternoon.

Agri-Spray Consultants Alan, Carson, and Meagan Corr ran an a very efficient flight line. Carson and Meagan covered the action out in the field, while Alan analyzed the test results and communicated those results to the pilots. Fly-in would not run smoothly without some special volunteers.Brian “Zack” Zemmer from Jet Stream Ag Aviation volunteered to bring the test lines from the flight line into the office to be analyzed.

Rayce Coen volunteered to load the aircraft with both water and dye for the testing event, since he is very experienced after loading for his dad’s operation over the summer. Too bad the only person to make Rayce spill dye on his hands was his father. At least Rayce was a good sport about the pink hands!

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