• Nebraska Ag Pilot Gives Rides to Vets

    Nebraska Ag Pilot Gives Rides to Vets0

    It was raining on the day a pilot from San Antonio came up to Nebraska to give rides in his old airplane. Scott DeLong was grounded at the Fairmont airfield, too. The Nebraska crop duster and the retired F-16 fighter pilot started talking. Hangar flying, DeLong called it last week during a lull at Farmers

  • NAAA Releases 2019 Aerial Application Industry Survey Results

    NAAA Releases 2019 Aerial Application Industry Survey Results0

    ALEXANDRIA, VA – May 22, 2019 – Seven years after the National Agricultural Aviation Association (NAAA) conducted its last comprehensive industry survey, new insights about the U.S. aerial application industry have emerged thanks to a landmark survey of Part 137 operators and pilots conducting agricultural operations. The 2019 NAAA Aerial Application Industry Survey confirms aerial application is

  • Ag Pilots demonstrated need to be proactive during 9/110

    Editor’s Note: The following is a commentary written by the California Agricultural Aviation Association’s President, Terry Gage.    September 11, 2001: For agricultural pilots, it was the first time in their lives that the entire national aviation fleet was grounded. Every commercial aircraft and every private plane—the entire U.S. aviation industry—came to a standstill while