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.
PLANES'' PG -- In the style of the animated "Cars'' films (both rated G), "Planes'' tells this tale with picture-book simplicity and zero subtlety about a single-engine crop-duster named Dusty (voice of Dane Cook) who longs to fly in a round-the-world race.
The crop-duster "plot" came to light when alleged bin Laden supporter Zacarias Moussouai was found to have a manual on the planes.
It became a messy assignment; there was gunfire from army helicopters, and at one point I took a face-full of glyphosate from a crop-duster.
When a fleet of UFOs starts wiping out humanity, the American president, a cocky fighter pilot, a TV repairman and a boozy crop-duster join forces to bring them down.
Both human residents and cattle are affected by the open chemical pools, with the chemicals produced sprayed over the village and surrounding plains by crop-duster aeroplanes, as a means of testing their efficacy.
It looks a bit like that crop-duster scene with Cary Grant in North By Northwest.
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.
In peacetime, she became a crop-duster and featured in aeronautical circuses.
18, a Miami court allowed the crop-duster to be sold and the proceeds turned over to Ana Margarita Martinez (see NotiCen, 2003-02-13).
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.