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Voice of the Aerial Application Industry

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.

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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, NAAREF PRODUCE FATIGUE BROCHURE: A new brochure with advice on combatting fatigue stands as the latest initiative in NAAA and NAAREF’s fatigue mitigation campaign. “Combatting Fatigue in Ag Aviation” explains how fatigue can compromise aerial application operations and offers suggestions on ways to identify and mitigate fatigue. 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 in the safety campaign 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

Key Resources

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DETAILS OF EPA'S NPDES PESTICIDE GENERAL PERMIT: Read more

2017 NAAA AG AVIATION EXPO ATTENDEE REGISTRATION OPEN: 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

USDA-ARS AERIAL SPRAY NOZZLE MODELS: Read more

NAAA ADVERTISER MEDIA KIT: Read more

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