agricultural aircraft


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agricultural aircraft

[¦ag·rə¦kəl·chə·rəl ′er‚kraft]
(aerospace engineering)
Aircraft adapted or designed for use in agriculture and forestry.
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The images below were obtained using a Sofradir Electrophysics PV-320T thermal imaging camera on an Air Tractor 402B agricultural aircraft.
An advantage of agricultural aircraft is that they're much easier to schedule for frequent remote sensing because they're used in the field for spray operations anyway.
Table 1-2: Agricultural Aircraft Developed by Chinese Company
The apps can be used with a smartphone and accessed in the field or in the cockpit of agricultural aircraft.
Texas-based Air Tractor is usually associated with building agricultural aircraft, but recognising the emerging trend for turboprop Coin platforms, the firm has designed a plane based on the AT-802, which can carry a pair of Mk 82 bombs.
A new nozzle and aerial spray system for agricultural aircraft has taken off for the marketplace.
Beck will present Weatherly Aircraft Company in Beijing, China on July 28 to underscore the advantages of its agricultural aircraft in serving and accelerating agricultural production in Asia, which is expected to increase significantly over the next decade and represent an important market opportunity for aerial spray aircraft.
The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) today announced support for a seven-figure purchase of two new American agricultural aircraft by Jose Antonio Goncalves Viana, a soybean and corn agribusiness in Brazil.
The incumbent will develop an imaging system that can perform remote sensing operations on the agricultural aircraft and the ground on-the-go platform, which will fuse the information from visible and near infrared (VNIR) imagery, thermal imagery and measurements of field variables such as soil texture, crop water stress, the effects of plant damage from off-target herbicide drift, and plant vigor to determine where to apply growth regulators and cotton defoliant.
Goodrich Corporation will obtain FAA certification for a four-point, flight crew restraint system in 2002 for the Air Tractor family of agricultural aircraft.
S are specialists in low level ultra-detailed aeromagnetic surveying, and pioneered the use of fixed-wing agricultural aircraft for airborne geophysical work.
The Thrush 510G agricultural aircraft was the first aircraft to enter service powered by H80 engines.

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