• Larry Neal, Neal Aircraft, long-time Air Tractor dealer passes.

    Larry Neal, Neal Aircraft, long-time Air Tractor dealer passes.0

    Larry Thatcher Neal, age 72, passed away peacefully on May 7, 2019 in Lubbock, Texas. He was born in Lubbock, Texas on October 29, 1946 to Roy and Emma Nell Neal. Larry went through LISD and graduated from Lubbock High School in 1965. He spent his spare time with his father who was in the

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  • Colorado Drift Case Results are in.

    Colorado Drift Case Results are in.0

    via the Colorado Agricultural Aviation Association Newsletter and Jessica Freeman In January 2019 three operators took their drift cases to court with the representation of attorney John Wright. Each operator was charged with off target chemical application and a proposed fine of $1,000.00 per case. The three operators chose to have their cases reviewed in

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  • 2018 – A year in review

    2018 – A year in review0

    JANUARY With each December edition, AgAir Update traditionally publishes a recap of the previous 11 editions for the current year. The January edition of 2018 features a family-run company that has been flying ag for almost 70 years in DeWitt, Arkansas. It all started with Calvin “Cal” Aufderheide in 1947 and today the company is

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  • After Dark

    After Dark0

    Following a trip in September into the southern part of Canada, AgAir Update made a stop in Wisconsin to visit with longtime operator Jim Perrin

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  • Dauntless Air Expands Fire Boss Fleet

    Dauntless Air Expands Fire Boss Fleet0

    Aerial firefighting leader grows as demand increases for modernized wildfire approach Appleton, MN and Whitefish, MT – September 27, 2018 Dauntless Air, an aerial firefighting company deeply dedicated to protecting people, land and property from the devastation of wildfires, today announced it has added two AT-802F Fire Boss aircraft to its fleet. The addition brings

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  • ASU modifies CO Fire AT-802 for first fixed-wing NVG firefighting operations

    ASU modifies CO Fire AT-802 for first fixed-wing NVG firefighting operations0

    BOISE, Idaho —  Fighting fires at night is an effective tool for combatting threatening wild fires. Temperatures drop, humidity typically increases and it is easier to spot hot spots at night making nighttime firefighting ideal. Now, CO Fire Aviation has a new tool to combat fires at night. Aviation Specialties Unlimited, Inc., (ASU) recently modified

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