• NZ Agricultural Aviation Celebrates 70th Anniversary

    NZ Agricultural Aviation Celebrates 70th Anniversary0

    “In September 1949, a group of aerial work operators got together to form the NZ Aerial Work Operators Association ‘to advance the techniques of aerial work’ in the country,” said the New Zealand Agricultural Aviation Association (NZAAA) Chairman, Tony Michelle. Read more on this story from ScoopNZ

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  • Spidertracks offer aircraft tracking devices for just $10/month.

    Spidertracks offer aircraft tracking devices for just $10/month.0

    Spidertracks, an industry-leading provider of satellite flight-tracking and communication solutions, have just announced a December-only special offer – any Spider device for just $10/month. With a regular price tag of between $1499 and $1999, or $49/month on a HaaS (Hardware as a Service) subscription, Spidertracks’ Chief Marketing Officer Todd O’Hara says he is excited to

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  • NZ Agricultural Aviation Activity and Safety Update0

    NZ Agricultural Aviation Activity and Safety Update CHART Around 9,000 fewer agricultural flying hours have been reported for the first half of 2016 compared to 2015 in New Zealand. While some statistics returns are still to be submitted, it’s clear that there has been a significant reduction in activity in the sector for 2016 to

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  • Young aerial topdressing pilot learns lessons1

    During the period from November 1960, I began working with Rural Aviation as an aerial topdressing pilot flying the Cessna 180. It was my first flying job and I had just passed the New Zealand CPL. My parents were very concerned about me entering the NZ aerial topdressing industry due to the number of accidents

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