Crop Dusting

Some articles on crop dusting, crop, dusting:

Aerial Topdressing - Origins - Other Aerial Applications
... operations were attempted in the US in 1924 and use of insecticide and fungicide for crop dusting slowly spread in the Americas and, to a lesser extent, other nations ... Crop dusting poisons enjoyed a boom in the US and Europe after World War II until the environmental impact of widespread use became clear, particularly after the publication of Rachel Carson's ... Crop dusting was not adopted in New Zealand until after top dressing was well established ...
Fjellfly - Operations
... From 1963 Fjellfly started crop dusting forests with fertilizer on a contract with Felleskjøpet ... A Cessna 185 seaplane was bought for the job, which allowed it to be used for crop dusting in May and June, and be used for passenger flights the rest of the year ... At the peak, four aircraft were used for crop dusting two 185s, a Piper Super Cub and a Pilatus Porter ...
Antonov An-2 - Variants - Soviet / Russian / Polish Production
... An-2M was also used in the USSR for a much improved agricultural crop-sprayer/duster ... take off to an auxiliary gearbox to drive the dusting/sprayignequipment, an angular fin of increased area, a hermetically sealed cockpit with no access to the cabin/hopper area ... enlarged to 400mm (15½in) with dry product being fed to two dusting outlets at the tips of the lower wings ...
List Of Petticoat Junction Episodes - Season Four (1966–1967)
... Shady Rest" September 20, 1966 (1966-09-20) 6602 A young crop-dusting pilot makes a crash landing near the Shady Rest Hotel and an equally hard impact on Kate Bradley's ...

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