• Adhere to the PAASS Motto with these summer safety tips0

    “Upon the Performance of Each Rests the Fate of All.” If you’ve ever attended the PAASS Program at a state convention, then you have heard those words uttered more than once. NAAA and its sister organization NAAREF take that motto seriously and ag pilots should too, particularly now that the summer flying season is in

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  • Idaho operator Chad M. Frei passes0

    Chad M. Frei, 39, of Grangeville, died Saturday, April 23, 2016, as the result of a vehicle accident. He was born Aug. 11, 1976, in Cottonwood, the oldest of four children, to Mike and Jana Frei. He attended Sts. Peter and Paul School and graduated from Grangeville High School in 1994. He attended the University

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  • All-in with Aero Tech0

    The year was 1990. Ted Stallings was working his AT-400 on a Gypsy Moth contract, as he had done countless times since forming Aero Tech. Back then, grasshopper, gypsy moth, boll weevil – just about any eradication – was Aero Tech’s mainstay. Business was at an all-time high and Ted was flying lead in a

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  • Essay topic: The future of UAV’s in aerial application0

    Another tool in the tool belt, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, commonly known as UAV’s, are finding their way into aviation and more specifically, aerial application. In time, I think drones will have a place in every corner of aviation to some extent. But for now, let’s take a closer look at the use of them in

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  • Victor Trotter Joins GelTech’s Board of Directors0

    JUPITER, FL—GelTech Solutions, Inc. (OTCQB: GLTC) an innovator in the use of environmentally-friendly polymers for fire suppression and prevention, is pleased to announce the appointment of Victor Trotter to its board of directors. Mr. Trotter, the founder, president and chief technology officer of Fort Worth-based Trotter Controls, Inc., brings over 30 years of experience in

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  • Aerial firefighting 2016 returns to Australia0

    Bushfires are a blight on Australia’s rural communities and are now increasingly threatening city limits, Sydney being recently headlined when in 2013 New South Wales experienced a series of bushfires which swept through an area of 290,000 acres, destroyed 248 buildings and cost A$94 million.South Australia is no stranger to this phenomenon either and bushfires

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