Event Calendar

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

100th Anniversary of Aerial Application

Start Date: 8/3/2021 10:30 AM EDT
End Date: 8/3/2021 12:00 PM EDT

Venue Name: ProJet Aviation Hangar

Location:
North Corporate Hangar
957 Sycolin Road, SE
Leesburg, VA  United States  20175

Organization Name: NAAA

Contact:
NAAA
Email: information@agaviation.org
Phone: (202) 546-5722

One hundred years ago, on Aug. 3, 1921, an aerial crop dusting experiment spawned the birth of the agricultural aviation industry. To kick off NAAA's yearlong centennial celebration, watch this short video on the industry's legacy after a century of agricultural aviation!

Preliminary Event Details:

  • Aug. 3, 2021, from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. (program begins at 11 a.m.).
  • ProJet Aviation (North Corporate Hangar at Leesburg Executive Airport) located at 957 Sycolin Road SE in Leesburg, Virginia 20175.
  • Space is limited; if you are interested in attending, please RSVP to Lindsay Barber by July 23. Parking details will be shared with attendees.
  • Airports:
    • Dulles International Airport: 25 minutes from the ProJet hangar.
    • Leesburg Executive Airport (KJYO), where ProJet is based.
  • Hotels within three miles of ProJet (NAAA does not have a room block, but the hotels below offer a preferred rate by calling the numbers below and asking for the ProJet preferred rate). There are also many other hotels near Dulles Airport.
NAAA is grateful to the companies and industry supporters for their generosity in sponsoring 100th anniversary projects, including Visionary Sponsors Air Tractor’s U.S. Dealer Organization (Farm Air, Frost Flying, Lane Aviation, Neal Aircraft, Southeastern Aircraft & Valley Air Crafts), Covington Aircraft, Pratt & Whitney Canada, Rusty & Lea Lindeman and Darrel & Deb Mertens.