• 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

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  • 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.

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  • Air Tractor Welcomes New Quality Control Manager

    Air Tractor Welcomes New Quality Control Manager0

    Air Tractor, Inc. announced the recent addition of Manuel Vijarro as the company’s Director of Quality. He will lead Air Tractor’s quality assurance/quality control efforts encompassing raw materials and components sourcing, manufacturing and aircraft assembly processes. “Manuel brings a high level of experience and expertise to our quality control programs. We are quite pleased to

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  • Father of ag-aviation GPS inducted into Arizona Aviation Hall of Fame

    Father of ag-aviation GPS inducted into Arizona Aviation Hall of Fame0

    CASA GRANDE — An agricultural pilot and inventor from Casa Grande has been inducted into the Arizona Aviation Hall of Fame at the Pima Air and Space Museum. John Goodwin, who worked for many years as a crop duster in the Casa Grande and Stanfield area, was surrounded by family April 27 as he was

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  • Air Tractor Releases 800th Aircraft in AT-802 Series

    Air Tractor Releases 800th Aircraft in AT-802 Series0

    Olney, Texas aircraft manufacturer Air Tractor, Inc. passed a major production milestone with the recent delivery of the 800th aircraft in the AT-802 series. The 800-gallon capacity airplane, Air Tractor’s largest, took off from Air Tractor on a northeast heading toward its new home in Arkansas to work as a single engine air tanker. The

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  • HAI Provides Reporting Tool for Rotorcraft Pilots

    HAI Provides Reporting Tool for Rotorcraft Pilots0

    Alexandria, Virginia—To address a growing need for reporting airborne safety hazards, helicopter pilots now have a new website, www.rotor.org/HARP, that allows for fast and easy reporting of near misses and other in-flight safety events. The HAI Aviation Reporting Program (HARP) was developed by the association’s Operations Department specifically for helicopter pilots, with customized data fields

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