• WA Commissioner Franz poses with Fire Boss

    WA Commissioner Franz poses with Fire Boss0

    DNR has responded to 470 wildfires so far in 2018 OLYMPIA – With the arrival of summer temperatures and the Fourth of July holiday, the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is urging people to be cautious of rising fire danger. Those celebrating should be especially careful with fireworks and check local restrictions on

  • ASU Named 2018 SBA Pacific Northwest Region 
Small Business Exporter of the Year

    ASU Named 2018 SBA Pacific Northwest Region 
Small Business Exporter of the Year0

    BOISE, Idaho July 2, 2018 – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 2018 Pacific Northwest Region Small Business Exporter of the Year is Aviation Specialties Unlimited, Inc. in Boise, Idaho. Founded in 1995, Aviation Specialties Unlimited, Inc. (ASU) is a trusted provider of integrated Night Vision Imaging Systems (NVIS) that significantly increase operational safety and

  • Siding up with Nebraska operator

    Siding up with Nebraska operator0

    “Come on Bill, we’ll be blown out by lunch and will be waiting on you.” Mike Sides, of Sides Aerial Applications based in Bartley and Cambridge, Nebraska had just responded to my text to let him know we were on schedule and would be arriving mid-afternoon. Like many of the Plains states in June, the

  • National Ag Aviation Museum update0

    I am very happy to update you regarding progress toward the much-anticipated renovation of the National Agricultural Aviation Museum. While conversations have been on-going for several years and a renovation concept was developed approximately two years ago, final planning for the renovation process is now underway. As you will recall, the Museum Committee of the

  • Turbine Conversions announce STC for Thrush0

    TURBINE CONVERSIONS, Ltd announces the addition of GE H Series Turboprop Engines to STC #SA00902CH for Thrush turbine conversions. In 1998 Turbine Conversions, Ltd received STC #SA00902CH that approved the installation of Walters M601D-11 and M601E-11 turboprop on all series Thrush Aircraft. Over the past 20 years this TCL turbine conversion package has been well

  • Air Tractor® aircraft parts manuals now updated biannually0

    OLNEY, TX — Air Tractor aircraft parts manuals are now being updated every six months—each January and July. The manuals, available online as Acrobat PDF files, can be accessed in the Owner Portal of airtractor.com, reports Jeff Dobbs, Air Tractor’s Customer Service Manager. “We’re always looking for ways to improve our customer’s experience with his