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 RECRUITS NEXT GENERATION OF AG PILOTS AT EAA’S AIRVENTURE 2018: NAAA worked to recruit pilots or pilots-in-training with a genuine interest in pursuing an ag pilot career while exhibiting at AirVenture 2018 in Oshkosh, Wis. Many NAAA members contributed important manpower to equip and staff the NAAA booth at EAA AirVenture, especially NAAA’s booth partners, Air Tractor, Thrush and AG-NAV. Read More
NAAA ‘AG WINGS OF TOMORROW’ SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS DUE AUG. 31: How does $5,000 sound to help someone pursue their dream of becoming a professional ag pilot? Thanks to the support of BASF and Thrush Aircraft, $20,000 in aid is available under the 2018 NAAA “Ag Wings of Tomorrow” Scholarship Program to assist four aspiring ag pilots in their journey. Applicants must be sponsored by an NAAA operator member, and the deadline to apply for a 2018 scholarship is Aug. 31. Read More
NAAA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR DISCUSSES CAREER ON PODCAST FOR ASSOCIATION EXECUTIVES: NAAA Executive Director Andrew Moore discussed his career and the work of NAAA recently on Through the Noise, a podcast aimed primarily at association executives. The podcast provided an excellent platform to educate other association professionals about NAAA and the agricultural aviation industry, but anyone who enjoys learning about leadership should find it of interest. Read More
NAAA REMINDS UAV OPERATORS: BE CAUTIOUS OF LOW FLYING AG AIRCRAFT: With more than 1 million UAVs registered with the FAA, it is vitally important for UAV operators to be aware of agricultural aircraft operations this growing season. Read More
MUST-WATCH: NAAA DOCUMENTARY CELEBRATES 50+ YEARS OF AG AVIATION ADVOCACY: NAAA’s 50th anniversary documentary is now available for viewing online. “NAAA, 1966–2016: 50 Years of Ag Aviation Advocacy” explores key drivers of the association’s development and growth over the course of NAAA’s history, as well as the essence of what makes NAAA “NAAA.” Watch 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
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
AG AVIATION CROP YIELD BENEFITS: Read more
LET’S BE FAIR ABOUT SHARING THE AIR: Read more
LETTERS WARNING TOWER ENTITIES ABOUT LIABILITY FOR NOT MARKING TOWERS: Read more
WATCH NAAREF SAFETY & EDUCATION VIDEOS: Read more
“COMBATTING FATIGUE IN AG AVIATION” BROCHURE: Read more
USDA-ARS AERIAL SPRAY NOZZLE MODELS: Read more
2018 NAAA “AG WINGS OF TOMORROW” SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM: Read more
2018 SUPPORT SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY CONTEST: Read more
NAAA ADVERTISER MEDIA KIT: Read more
INTERESTED IN A CAREER AS AN AG PILOT? VISIT OUR CAREERS SECTION: Read more
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