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  • Davidon Reborn

    Davidon Reborn0

    Many operators are familiar with Davidon, a company originally formed in 1995 by David Chancey in Unadilla, Georgia for the manufacture of DRP-955 adjuvant and Hi-Tek rotary atomizers. These two products addressed an area in the aerial application business that David felt needed improvement with application and accuracy. Since it formation, Davidon has brought a

  • Addressing a Necessity

    Addressing a Necessity0

    When there is a demand for an improvement in this industry, there always seems to be somebody that is willing to take on the challenge. That is exactly what Jim Mills of Aero Innovations has done (the same Jim Mills of Turbines, Inc.). Jim visualized a need for a replacement turbine engine on the 510G.

  • Australian Initiatives Improve Powerline Safety

    Australian Initiatives Improve Powerline Safety0

    The Australian Aerial Applicators Association has been working closely with powerline safety designers Balmoral Engineering and electricity companies Ergon Energy and Essential Energy to install new powerline markers that significantly boost powerline visibility. In addition, powerline network maps are now available in both Queensland and New South Wales through the Ergon app and Essential Energy

  • Earl’s Flying Service Improving with Innovation

    Earl’s Flying Service Improving with Innovation0

    The present day Earl’s Flying Service began in March of 1970 when Mike’s Lee’s father, Earl Lee, became airport manager for the Steele Municipal Airport. Earl opened a repair and rebuild shop with Mike working after school. Earl’s Aircraft Repair worked on all general aviation aircraft and specialized in ag aircraft. The first ag aircraft