crop dusting


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crop dusting

[′kräp ‚dəst·iŋ]
(agriculture)
Applying fungicides or insecticides in powder form to a crop; usually done from a low-flying aircraft.
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Amrogan said he hopes to sell the US$137,000 helicopters to people who work in Guyana's remote gold and diamond mines, police, the military and farmers for crop dusting.
The pilotless helicopter was initially developed for crop dusting applications in Japan.
He worked 24 years as a crop duster pilot and flew corporate jets and served as a charter pilot between crop dusting jobs.
It was used for crop dusting and later served as a firefighter aircraft.
Atta told her he had just arrived from Afghanistan hoping to get his pilot's licence and buy a plane for crop dusting.
And the FBI also believe ringleader Mohamed Atta gave up on the idea of using crop dusting planes to spread chemical weapons.
CROP SPRAYING aircraft remain grounded in the US after it was discovered that one of the suspected terror hijackers showed an interest in crop dusting.
23 accident in which a crop dusting helicopter severed an electrical cable in Miyazaki Prefecture, the report blamed the accident on pilot error.
Auxiliary equipment includes such items as crop dusting apparatus, armament racks, inflight refueling equipment, and external fuel tanks.
14 Crop Dusting With Remote-Controlled Helicopters 262 2.
It emerged Mohammed Atta visited a crop dusting airfield in Florida and quizzed employees, even trying to sit in the pilot's seat of one aircraft.