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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 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 UAV safety campaign is a specially designed UAV “safety stuffer” NAAA designed for aerial applicators to share with their customers. 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

NAAA CELEBRATES NATIONAL AG DAY IN NEW VIDEO: In honor of National Agriculture Day, NAAA produced a short video in celebration of our nation’s ag pilots and all the good work they do. Read more

USDA-ARS AERIAL SPRAY NOZZLE MODELS: NAAA is pleased to host the USDA-ARS Aerial Spray Nozzle Models on behalf of the USDA-ARS Aerial Application Technology Research Unit. 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

NAAA MEMBERS AMEND BYLAWS; HERE’S WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW: NAAA voting members approved changes to the association’s governing documents at NAAA’s annual business meeting Dec. 9, 2014. The motion to amend NAAA’s Articles of Incorporation and merge its Constitution and Bylaws into a new NAAA Bylaws document passed with near unanimity. Read more
 
PROTECTING AG PILOTS FROM THE THREAT OF UAVS: When the FAA ushers in a new era in the near future by allowing UAVs to legally share the national airspace with manned aircraft, the effects will be profound and far-reaching, but in no sector more so than agriculture. What gets lost amid all the rosy projections for UAVs’ commercial uses is the safety concerns of pilots, and in particular the concerns of aerial applicators and other pilots operating in low-level airspace. Read more

Key Resources

BOOTH SALES BEGIN JULY 14 FOR 2015 NAAA CONVENTION EXHIBITORS: Read more

JOIN NAAA TODAY: Read more

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

 
LET’S BE FAIR ABOUT SHARING THE AIR: Read more

LETTERS WARNING MET ENTITIES ABOUT LIABILITY FOR NOT MARKING TOWERS: Read more

APPLY FOR THE 2015 NAAA/BASF AGRICULTURAL AVIATION SCHOLARSHIP: Read more

INTERESTED IN A CAREER AS AN AG PILOT? VISIT OUR CAREERS SECTION: Read more

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