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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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Navy are looking at crop dusters converted into Combat Air Support (CAS) planes.
The country-boydone-good plot of Cars is lifted as Dusty Crophopper, a kind-hearted crop duster, qualifies for the Wings Across The World air race.
Director Klay Hall, an aviation enthusiast himself, speaks about the joy of bringing aircraft to life, as we follow the adventures of crop duster Dusty.
From above the world of "Cars," Disney Interactive's Disney Planes takes players on a high-flying, action-packed, fun-filled adventure with Dusty, the big-hearted, speed-loving crop duster (voiced by Dane Cook) from this summer's theatrical hit.
Planes, which opened this week in India, is a 3D adventure for kids about a crop duster plane who wants to win the world championship of planes.
From above the world of Cars, Disney's Planes video game takes players on a high-flying, action-packed, fun- filled adventure with Dusty, a big-hearted, speed-loving crop duster who is voiced by actor and comedian Dane Cook.
Radiological dispersal devices (RDDs) may be explosive-driven--a dirty bomb--or use nonexplosive means like a crop duster airplane.
It was his fascination with air flight and spending time with an uncle who worked as a crop duster on the family's farm in Mississippi that influenced him to go to work for Boeing in 1974 at the age of 23.
When a strange man who calls himself Brother Mustard Seed shows up at 12-year-old Amelia's front door about a year after her father was killed on a church mission in his crop duster, she knows her "life will not be the same from that moment on.
using a Yamaha-sourced radio-controlled miniature helicopter, the type flown as a crop duster in Japan.
So much so that they have been willing to fly a new alcohol powered crop duster illegally in big agribusiness states like Mato Grosso.
It seems that Mohammed Atta, the conspiracy ringleader, applied to her for a $650,000 loan to buy a twin-engine crop duster.