• Thrush Launches Major Ag Aviation Awareness Campaign0

    Tour stops planned for multiple cities – beginning with EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh (Albany, GA) –Thrush aircraft is dedicating considerable resources and effort to a new marketing campaign designed to build awareness among an international audience regarding the benefits of agricultural aviation. The new campaign is named “Ag Aviation – Feeding the World” and has

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  • NAAA-pushed marking requirements for towers under 200 feet become Federal Law0

    After years of tireless work, NAAA is happy to announce that we’ve secured tower marking requirements and an FAA tower database for towers between 50 and 200 feet. These measures are included in a bill signed by President Obama on July 15 that will extend the FAA’s funding authority through September 2017. The tower marking

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  • The many advantages of aerial application0

    Aerial application can be just as effective as ground application, but that characterization does not do aerial application justice. Aerial application has many advantages. We thought it would be a good idea to review those advantages this month in case we need to articulate them to our customers and critics. The advantages One of the

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  • The season0

    I rolled out of the rack at the crack of noon, opened the curtains to allow the glare of an unsympathetic sun singe my bleary eyes. My morning routine normally occurs in the afternoon this time of year. It’s never pleasant. I miss those bright, bushy tailed days of a long ago misspent youth. If

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  • NZAAA Conference0

    The New Zealand Agricultural Aviation Association, in conjunction with the New Zealand Helicopter Association, held its annual conference in Wellington on the North Island June 25-29. One of the conference topics was the Association’s “Down to the Wire” campaign. NZAAA Chairman Alan Beck is championing an initiative to have farm wires taken down and tied

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  • Lane Aviation hosts students0

    Lane Aviation, Inc. recently hosted local high school students that were exploring career paths within their community. Lane Aviation’s Logan Lane led the presentation that included tours and live demonstrations of the Air Tractor 502XP. “Throughout the whole presentation, I had a 502XP and -34AG engine in front of them to expand further on how

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