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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His pals Dottie (Teri Hatcher) the forklift, Chug (Brad Garrett) the fuel truck, and Leadbottom (Cedric the Entertainer) the senior crop-duster, all try to discourage him, but he makes the cut.
On July 20, a crop-duster pilot aged 55 years visited an emergency department with first-degree chemical burns after skin and inhalational exposure to pyraclostrobin fungicide that occurred when his plane crashed during takeoff, spilling the liquid fungicide.
It looks a bit like that crop-duster scene with Cary Grant in North By Northwest.
Remember the line in Hitchcock's North by Northwest when the farmer notes the peculiarity of the crop-duster dusting where there aren't any crops?
James Mason and Eva Marie Saint co-star in this legendary thriller, which features such memorable set pieces as Grant's escape from a menacing crop-duster and an edge-of-the-seat fight on Mount Rushmore.
He was behind the camera for many famous Hitchcock sequences, including Cary Grant's evasion of a menacing crop-duster in "North by Northwest" and a flock of crows attacking Tippi Hedren in "The Birds.
In peacetime, she became a crop-duster and featured in aeronautical circuses.
In the exercise scenario, a crop-duster sprayed a highly toxic chemical agent over 67,000 people at a county fair and crashed into the crowd during its second pass.
The United States is the largest crop-duster market.
11, 2002, with the diversion of an Anatov-2 crop-duster that landed in Key West, Florida (see NotiCen, 2003-02-13).
And from Jackson, Mississippi, The Washington Post reported, "Emergency management officials took samples from a Mississippi tug boat and a pleasure craft after a low-flying crop-duster sprayed them with an unknown substance.
TOPIC: In central Oklahoma Monday, a crop-duster released a mixture of grain alcohol, clay dust and water and polyethylene glycol to test how well weather radar could detect a bioterrorist attack, according to an article by The Associated Press.