agricultural aircraft operation

agricultural aircraft operation

The operation of an aircraft on a single flight or series of flights for dispensing agricultural chemicals or any other substance intended for plant nourishment, soil treatment, pest control, or propagation of plant life. This could be to dispense any other substance that directly affects agriculture, horticulture, or forest preservation. These operations also include dropping farm supplies or delivering farm materials and surveying agricultural, forest, or water areas at a height of less than 500 ft (150 m) above terrain, as well as tasks associated with feeding or transferring livestock.
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(61) University of Minnesota Center for Transportation Studies, Agricultural Aircraft Operations on Municipal Airports: A Guidebook for Municipal Airport Managers (Aug.
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