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Aerial application, or what was formerly referred to as crop dusting, involves spraying crops with crop protection products from an agricultural aircraft. [1]

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Aerial firefighting

Aerial firefighting is the use of aircraft and other aerial resources to combat wildfires.

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Aerial topdressing

Aerial topdressing is the aerial application of fertilisers over farmland using agricultural aircraft.

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Agricultural aircraft

An agricultural aircraft is an aircraft that has been built or converted for agricultural use - usually aerial application of pesticides (crop dusting) or fertilizer (aerial topdressing); in these roles they are referred to as "crop dusters" or "top dressers".

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Air Tractor

Air Tractor Inc. is a United States aircraft manufacturer based in Olney, Texas.

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Ayres Thrush

The Ayres Thrush, formerly the Snow S-2,Macdonald, 1964.

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Étienne Dormoy

Étienne Dormoy (Vandoncourt, France, 10 February 1885 – San Diego, USA, 28 February 1959) was an aeronautical engineer and a designer of aircraft.

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Caterpillars are the larval stage of members of the order Lepidoptera (the insect order comprising butterflies and moths).

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Ceratomia catalpae

Ceratomia catalpae (catalpa sphinx) is a hawk moth of the family Sphingidae.

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Cessna 188

The Cessna 188 is a family of light agricultural aircraft produced between 1966 and 1983 by the Cessna Aircraft Company.

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Curtiss JN-4

The Curtiss JN-4 "Jenny" was one of a series of "JN" biplanes built by the Curtiss Aeroplane Company of Hammondsport, New York, later the Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company.

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Dayton, Ohio

Dayton is the sixth-largest city in the state of Ohio and the county seat of Montgomery County.

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Directive (European Union)

A directive is a legal act of the European Union which requires member states to achieve a particular result without dictating the means of achieving that result.

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Embraer EMB 202 Ipanema

The Embraer EMB 202 Ipanema is a Brazilian agricultural aircraft used for aerial application, particularly crop dusting.

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European Council

The European Council, charged with defining the European Union's (EU) overall political direction and priorities, is the institution of the EU that comprises the heads of state or government of the member states, along with the President of the European Council and the President of the European Commission.

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European Parliament

The European Parliament (EP) is the directly elected parliamentary institution of the European Union (EU).

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European Union

The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of EUnum member states that are located primarily in Europe.

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A fertilizer (American English) or fertiliser (British English; see spelling differences) is any material of natural or synthetic origin (other than liming materials) that is applied to soils or to plant tissues to supply one or more plant nutrients essential to the growth of plants.

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Fungicides are biocidal chemical compounds or biological organisms used to kill parasitic fungi or their spores.

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Gippsland GA200

The Gippsland GA-200 Fatman is a low-wing single-engine agricultural aircraft built by GippsAero.

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Grumman Ag Cat

The Grumman G-164 Ag Cat is a single-engine biplane agricultural aircraft, developed by Grumman in the 1950s.

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A helicopter is a type of rotorcraft in which lift and thrust are supplied by rotors.

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Hot air balloon

A hot air balloon is a lighter-than-air aircraft consisting of a bag, called an envelope, which contains heated air.

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Insecticides are substances used to kill insects.

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John A. Macready

John Arthur Macready (October 14, 1887 – September 15, 1979) was an American test pilot and aviator.

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Lead hydrogen arsenate

Lead hydrogen arsenate, also called lead arsenate, acid lead arsenate or LA, chemical formula PbHAsO4, is an inorganic insecticide used primarily against the potato beetle.

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McCook Field

McCook Field was an airfield and aviation experimentation station in Ohio.

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New Zealand

New Zealand (Aotearoa) is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.

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Ohio is a Midwestern state in the Great Lakes region of the United States.

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PAC Fletcher

The Fletcher FU-24 is an agricultural aircraft made in New Zealand.

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Pesticides are substances that are meant to control pests, including weeds.

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Pesticide application

Pesticide application refers to the practical way in which pesticides, (including herbicides, fungicides, insecticides, or nematode control agents) are delivered to their biological targets (e.g. pest organism, crop or other plant).

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Pesticide drift

Pesticide drift refers to the unintentional diffusion of pesticides and the potential negative effects of pesticide application, including off-target contamination due to spray drift as well as runoff from plants or soil.

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Piper PA-36 Pawnee Brave

The Piper PA-36 Pawnee Brave is a 1970s American single-engined, low-wing, propeller-driven agricultural aircraft built by Piper Aircraft.

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PZL-106 Kruk

The PZL-106 Kruk (Raven) is a Polish agricultural aircraft designed and built by WSK PZL Warszawa-Okęcie (later PZL "Warszawa-Okęcie" and now EADS-PZL).

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PZL-Mielec M-18 Dromader

The PZL-Mielec M-18 Dromader (Polish: "Dromedary") is a single engine agricultural aircraft that is manufactured by PZL-Mielec in Poland.

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A sprayer is a device used to spray a liquid.

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Ultra-low volume

The term ultra-low volume (ULV) (spraying) is used in the context of pesticide application.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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United States Army Air Service

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Unmanned aerial vehicle

An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), commonly known as a drone, is an aircraft without a human pilot aboard.

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Wairoa is a town and territorial authority district in New Zealand's North Island.

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A wildfire or wildland fire is a fire in an area of combustible vegetation that occurs in the countryside or rural area.

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Yamaha R-MAX

The Yamaha R-MAX is a Japanese unmanned helicopter developed by the Yamaha Motor Company in the 1990s.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aerial_application

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