2021 AAT Research Presentations

2021 NAAA Ag Aviation Expo

The following research topics were presented at the Aerial Application Technology Research Session at the 2021 NAAA Ag Aviation Expo in Savannah, GA.
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Presentation 1
Evaluation of Light Sport Aircraft as an Aerial Imaging Platform

Contact the Author: Chenghai Yang, Ph.D.

Presentation 2
Simulating Reality-Using CFD to Simulate Spray Nozzles

Contact the Author: Sam Marx

Presentation 3
Effects of Pulse Width Modulation Nozzles on Droplet Size and Flow Rate

Contact the Author: Brad Fritz, Ph.D.

Presentation 4
Value of the Agricultural Aerial Application Industry in the United States

Contact the Author: Senarath Dharmasena Ph.D.

Presentation 5
Development of Analysis Equipment for Pattern Testing Agricultural Aircraft

Contact the Author: Randy Price‚Äč

Presentation 6
Effect of Application Rate on Fungicide Efficacy from an Aerial Application for Control of Sheath Blight in Rice

Contact the Author: Dan Martin, Ph.D.

Presentation 7
Developing a High Pressure, Modular Chemical Delivery System for Aerial Application Platforms

Contact the Author: Mark Ledebuhr