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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In a recent National Agricultural Aircraft Association board meeting, members were advised of a workaround to modify fully developed SMS to make them more usable for the agricultural aviation community.
In this context, this research by the Brazilian Aeronautical Registry (RAB), National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC) and Investigation and Prevention of Aviation Accidents Center (CENIPA) depicts the recent Brazilian profile of agricultural aircraft and accidents caused in this category.
While the river level was near its peak, we decided to evaluate the potential of using the Sofradir thermal imaging camera on an Air Tractor 402 B agricultural aircraft to detect boils and observe possible temperature anomalies along each side of the levee.
Terry Humphrey has given many "on-wing" checkouts to pilots about to fly single-seat airplanes, and the General Electric H80 engine in the Thrush 510G agricultural aircraft makes his job especially easy.
During these tough economic times, however, states are increasing the variety of in-state preference categories to local businesses that sell motor oil and fuel, cars, office supplies, tree seeds, milk and meat products, printing, casino services and lottery equipment, and to those that provide agricultural aircraft pilots, travel services, rodeo and livestock shows and much more.
In the paper, the specification of suitable size of agricultural aircraft is determined particularly from the point of view of effective weight of chemicals.
Thomson, located in the ARS Application and Production Technology Research Unit in Stoneville, Mississippi, is applying remote sensing technology using agricultural aircraft to projects as diverse as managing crop water stress, controlling invasive imported fire ants, and producing catfish.
The "Kern County Fly-In" was held at an airfield near Shafter, Calif., in conjunction with the California Agricultural Aircraft Association (CAAA), the Kern County Agricultural Commissioner's Office and Inland Crop Dusters.
In March 1998, a commercial-certified pilot aged 50 years with 14,246 hours of flight time left a private airfield in an agricultural aircraft with a load of defoliant at 5:54 a.m.
The aircraft was classified as Grumman G-164 Ag Cat, a single-engine biplane agricultural aircraft with registration number RP-R 5388.
The specialized agricultural aircraft MB-500 was created in 2014 and is intended for carrying out aviation chemical operations with a wide range of application rates for chemicals (3-150kg / ha), using dry and liquid preparations.

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