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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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BRENDA WATTS ELECTED 2016 NAAA PRESIDENT: NAAA is pleased to announce that Brenda Watts has been elected president of NAAA for 2016. Watts owns K & P Flying Service, an aerial application business in Watson, Ark. On a historical note, NAAA is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2016 and Watts has made some history herself. She is the first woman to serve as president in NAAA’s history. 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, shown below. 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

2016 NAAA/BASF AGRICULTURAL AVIATION SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS DUE AUG. 31: Read more

BASF’S OPERATION S.A.F.E. INCENTIVE PROGRAM APPLICATION DUE OCT. 15, 2016: Read more

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


LETTERS WARNING MET 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

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