• Bounce Back – Twin County Air-Ag

    Bounce Back – Twin County Air-Ag0

    In 2017, Hurricane Harvey originated from a fast-paced westward-moving tropical wave that emerged from Africa over the eastern Atlantic Ocean. After initially breaking apart in the Caribbean Sea, the remnants of Harvey continued to produce significant convection as it traversed the Caribbean Sea and Yucatán Peninsula. The system reached the Bay of Campeche in the

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  • With Record Q1 Sales, Fire Boss Makes Australian Debut at Avalon Airshow

    With Record Q1 Sales, Fire Boss Makes Australian Debut at Avalon Airshow0

    South St. Paul, Minnesota, February 26, 2019 – For the first time, the Fire Boss will be on display in Australia at the Avalon Airshow. “In the middle of a record quarter of sales within Australia, we are excited to exhibit at the Avalon Airshow” said Stephen Johnson, Global Director of Sales, “This is a show

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  • FAA and Air Tractor Host Free Inspection Authorization Renewal Seminar0

    Air Tractor, in conjunction with the FAA’s Lubbock Flight Standards District Office, is sponsoring an opportunity for A&P mechanics to fulfill the annual training requirements for renewal of their Inspection Authorization (IA). A free Inspection Authorization Renewal Seminar will be held Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. C.S.T. at the Air

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  • Across the Prairie – Portage Aircraft Carries the Air Tractor Brand in Canada

    Across the Prairie – Portage Aircraft Carries the Air Tractor Brand in Canada0

    In the Central Plains region of Manitoba, Canada, less than 75 kilometers (47 miles) west of Winnipeg is Portage la Prairie. Boasting a modest population of around 13,000, Portage la Prairie is also home to the McCain Foods and Simplot potato processing plants, which provide French fries for McDonald’s, Wendy’s, and various other commercialized restaurant

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  • New Air Tractor Gen III Fire Gate  On Display At NAAA Convention

    New Air Tractor Gen III Fire Gate On Display At NAAA Convention0

    A new generation of Air Tractor’s Fire Retardant Dispersal System (FRDS) is on display this week at the National Agricultural Aviation Association Ag Aviation Expo Trade Show in Reno, Nevada. Located next to the Air Tractor AT-802F Fire Boss, the new Gen III FRDS offers a number of major improvements. It is 260 pounds lighter

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  • New Air Tractor Tail Wheel Lock

    New Air Tractor Tail Wheel Lock0

    This week at the National Agricultural Aviation Association (NAAA) Ag Aviation Expo Convention in Reno, Nevada, Air Tractor is displaying a new tail wheel lock for its airplanes. The new wheel lock is installed on the AT-802A located in Air Tractor booth number 401. According to Air Tractor, the tail wheel lock can be retrofit

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