HAI Begins Search for New President

After announcing the retirement of CEO Matt Zuccaro in July 2019, the Helicopter Association International (HAI) announced that it would begin the search for a replacement for the role today in a press release. HAI stated that the organization is seeking highly qualified individuals to apply for the position of president and CEO of the

Israeli Defense Force Shoots at Crop Duster by Mistake

Golan Heights, Israel – An aerial application flight had a potentially tragic outcome this week as Israel’s Defense Force (IDF) opened fire on a civilian Agricultural aircraft after mistaking it for an enemy aircraft. “IDF troops operating on the Golan Heights spotted a plane that they suspected of being an enemy aircraft that infiltrated from

Bern Prewitt, Sr., Long Time Aerial Applicator and Industry Advocate, Passes

Marion Bern Prewitt, Sr., owner-operator of Boyle Flying Service in Mississippi, passed away last week.  Prewitt was 81 years old and a life-long resident of Bolivar County, Mississippi. Prewitt served on the NAAA Board for a number of years.  In addition he served as Vice President in 2005.  He was also active in the Mississippi

Thistle Caterpillars Deluge in Siouxland Moves Farmers to Aerial Attacks

SIOUX CITY — People scanning the rural skyline recently in Siouxland have had a good chance of seeing a host of planes and helicopters spraying fields. That was true in late July and now into August, with planes swooping and laying down mists over fields near Kingsley, Moville, Lawton and Correctionville, plus many other locations,

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