NAAA works to support the agricultural aviation industry which is made up of small businesses and pilots that use aircraft to aid farmers in producing a safe, affordable and abundant supply of food, fiber and biofuel, in addition to protecting forestry and controlling health-threatening pests.
NAAA DEVELOPS ‘PRESEASON’ PRESS RELEASE FOR MEMBERS TO RAISE AWARENESS ABOUT FORTHCOMING AG AVIATION ACTIVITIES IN THEIR AREA: With the 2018 aerial application season underway or soon to be underway in different parts of the country, NAAA has prepared a customizable press release that members can use to call attention to the fact that ag aircraft will soon be a common sight around their community as ag pilots assist local farmers during the new growing season. Read more
NAAA AD ENCOURAGES GROWERS TO LEARN BEFORE THEY LEASE TO WIND ENERGY COMPANIES: NAAA has created a new ad that encourages landowners and growers to consider all the facts and potential ramifications before they lease their property to a wind energy entity. The ad is available to members in a variety of sizes and colors to place in their local newspapers and ag publications. Read more
NAAA DEVELOPS CHECKLIST FOR PILOTS AFTER A UAV ENCOUNTER: In response to the ever-growing increase in UAV sightings, NAAA has developed a checklist for pilots and operators with information on who to inform after an encounter with a UAV. Read more
NAAA DEVELOPS SHOOTING-RESPONSE CHECKLIST AFTER RASH OF AG AIRCRAFT SHOOTINGS: In response to a rash of shooting incidents directed at ag aviators, NAAA has developed a checklist of actions operators and pilots can take in the event someone discharges a firearm at their aircraft. Read more
NAAA INTRODUCES ITS MEMBERSHIP RECRUIT-REBATE-REWARDS PROGRAM: NAAA Wants You to Earn Rewards for Recruiting New Members with this exciting new membership program! You can receive a 10 percent rebate for recruiting new members to join the NAAA This is your chance to be rewarded both monetarily and professionally for your efforts promoting NAAA. Read more
MARKING REQUIREMENTS FOR TOWERS UNDER 200 FEET SET TO BECOME FEDERAL LAW: NAAA has succeeded in securing federal marking requirements for most towers under 200 feet in height in the FAA authorization bill soon expected to become law. Read more
WATCH NAAREF SAFETY & EDUCATION VIDEOS: NAAREF, NAAA’s sister organization, has produced a series of high-quality educational, safety and training videos that originally aired at a particular program or safety session. Starting with its “Wires and Obstructions” video, some of those videos are now available for viewing to allow aerial applicators to review the videos as often as necessary to keep the lessons in mind. Read more
NAAA LAUNCHES UAV SAFETY CAMPAIGN FOCUSED ON AG SECTOR: NAAA has launched a UAV safety campaign to raise awareness, foster communication and prevent accidents between UAV operators and low-altitude manned aircraft. The first public outreach tool is a UAV “safety stuffer” designed for aerial applicators to share with their customers. NAAA has also produced a short video. Watch it to learn more about safe UAV operations around low-flying, manned aircraft. Read more
NAAA RELEASES AGRICULTURAL AVIATION MAGAZINE APP: Compatible with all Apple, Google and Amazon mobile devices, NAAA’s new Agricultural Aviation Magazine App delivers a superior reading experience by customizing articles based on the screen size and orientation of your smartphone or tablet. Get the app today! Read more
VIDEO AND NARRATIVE UNDERSCORING TOWER MARKING’S EFFECTIVENESS AVAILABLE: NAAA is making available video showing the challenge low-level agricultural pilots have in seeing unmarked towers and the difference in visibility if those towers are marked and lighted. The video was provided to NAAA with permission by Roger Dreyer and Karen Allen. Read more
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DETAILS OF EPA'S NPDES PESTICIDE GENERAL PERMIT: Read more
LET’S BE FAIR ABOUT SHARING THE AIR: Read more
LETTERS WARNING TOWER ENTITIES ABOUT LIABILITY FOR NOT MARKING TOWERS: Read more
INTERESTED IN A CAREER AS AN AG PILOT? VISIT OUR CAREERS SECTION: Read more
“COMBATTING FATIGUE IN AG AVIATION” BROCHURE: Read more
USDA-ARS AERIAL SPRAY NOZZLE MODELS: Read more
NAAA ADVERTISER MEDIA KIT: Read more
Aerial Application's Growing Role
TIME: Daybreak through afternoon WHERE: El Reno, OK 73036...
April 5, 2018 (alternate date: April 6, 2018) Earl's Flying Service...
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