• Harvey, Irma and Maria affect ag operators0

    Two historical events happened this past summer when two hurricanes, Harvey and Irma, within two weeks of each other made landfall on U.S. crops and a third hurricane, Maria, broadsided U.S. Territory Puerto Rico. All caused incalculable damage to crops in southeast Texas, south Florida extending up the west coast and throughout Puerto Rico. How

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  • Hardy Aviation Insurance welcomes Matt Younkin0

    Hardy Aviation Insurance proudly announces the hiring of Matt Younkin of Siloam Springs, Arkansas. Matt will help our customers in the Southern Region of the United States find the coverage they need, while working with Aviation Business Owners, FBOs, and Pilots. Hardy Aviation Insurance Chief Executive Officer, Randy Hardy, said of Matt Younkin’s hiring, “Matt

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  • Thiel Air Care rises to occasion0

    “I asked her how close I needed to fly to get the audio she was looking for and the girl from down in Los Angeles replied ‘As low as you are comfortable with, not as high as those large airplanes’. [laughs] On the second pass, she was laying flat on the runway,” Doug Thiel tells,

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  • Air Tractor Showcases First PPG E-coat System for Aircraft OEM0

      Olney, Texas, Nov. 2, 2017 – Air Tractor today hosted aerospace industry representatives, elected dignitaries, Air Tractor dealers and members of the media at its agricultural aircraft manufacturing facilities in Olney, Texas, to see operation of the first electrocoat primer system for full-scale original-equipment aircraft parts manufacturing. Celebrating the groundbreaking event with Air Tractor

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  • Sometimes, when you lose, you win0

    One of our favorite Robin Williams movies is What Dreams May Come. It has some great quotes. In one part, actors say, “Sometimes, when you win, you lose.” In another part, they say the reverse, “Sometimes, when you lose, you win.” In life, both statements are often true, and we think ag aviation experienced the

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