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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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SEATTLE AIRCRAFT THEFT IS URGENT REMINDER TO SECURE YOUR AIRCRAFT AND FACILITIES: No one ever thinks it’s going to happen to them. Seattle-Tacoma International Airport has employee screening procedures that goes above and beyond the minimum legal baseline requirements. And yet, the recent theft and subsequent fatal crash of a Horizon Air Q400 by a suicidal employee is an urgent reminder that bizarre and unthinkable events can happen to anyone in the aviation industry. Read More

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

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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

NAAA ADVERTISER MEDIA KIT: Read more

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

NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL AVIATION MUSEUM: Visit website

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