• 2018 AgAir Update Ag Aviation Wall Calendar0

    Dear AgAir Update Advertiser; Introducing  the AgAir Update Ag Aviation Wall Calendar We are introducing the AgAir Update Ag Aviation Calendar! This 12-month wall planner for the upcoming year offers a quick glance at what’s ahead, known fly-in and convention dates with select spaces to promote your business on your customer’s office wall, year-round! This 38” x

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  • UPDATE: EPA revised compliance date for WPS0

    UPDATED INFORMATION JUNE 7, 2017: Thia Walker from Colorado State University clarified​ that the implementation of the ​Worker ​Protection ​​Safety (WPS)​ rule has NOT been officially delayed, regardless of what the Mississippi Dept of Ag has indicated. The letter from EPA is just an official response to NASDA’s petition and no official regulatory or Congressional

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  • Appeals Court Strikes Down Registration for Recreational UAVs0

    The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals this week ruled that FAA’s registration requirement for recreational UAVs contradicts the 2012 FAA Modernization and Reform Act, the last FAA authorization enacted into law. The 2012 bill prohibits the FAA from regulating model aircraft “flown strictly for hobby or recreational use” if that aircraft weighs no more than

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  • Air Tractor 502XP Now in Africa0

    Noordbrug, South Africa — Air Tractor President, Jim Hirsch and Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6 engine representatives, Ryan Densham and Mike Lee , were on hand for the delivery of the first 502XP aircraft to be sold on the continent of Africa. The plane was sold and delivered to Castello Farming under the direction of

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  • Thrush Aircraft delivers 100th 510G0

    Major milestone reached as GE-powered agricultural aircraft continues to be a favorite with both pilots and operators worldwide. (Albany, GA) As the Thrush factory’s large delivery hangar doors slid open to begin another day – a new 510G sat at the front of the space, sunlight glinting off its wings. Although the aircraft’s distinctive red

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  • GE Aviation submits EASA type certificate for EEPC-equipped, H80 Thrush0

    GENEVA, SWITZERLAND —GE Aviation is closing in on its second type certification for its Electronic Engine and Propeller Control (EEPC) system. The company has submitted an application to the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for approval of the EEPC-equipped H80 turboprop engine on the Thrush 510G. An EEPC-equipped Thrush 510G successfully completed its first flight

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