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  1. Jan 13, 2023 · The use of aviation equipment in agriculture was first proposed and applied by the United States for spraying pesticides to kill cotton worms in 1918, creating the history of agricultural aviation. After World War II, a large amount of decommissioned aviation equipment began to be applied in agriculture, laying the foundation for the rapid ...

  2. In the US there are approximately: 1,560 aerial application businesses (operations) 3,400 ag pilots. ~2,000 are hired pilots. ~1,400 are owner/operators (i.e. 87% of operators are pilots themselves) Aerial applications are conducted in all 50 states. Operations are located in 45 states—all but CT, HI, RI, VT and WV, according to NAAA records.

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  4. Apr 27, 2018 · 11. According to this handy document from EASA, night is defined as: …the period between the end of evening civil twilight and the beginning of morning civil twilight, or such other period between sunset and sunrise as may be prescribed by the appropriate authority, as defined by the Member State. (The FAA and ICAO use a similar definition.)

  5. Oct 11, 2005 · Night: "The time between the end of evening civil twilight and the beginning of morning civil twilight, as published in the American Air Almanac, converted to local time." That's the FAA's definition in FAR 1.1, but it's only one of many ways night is described in the Federal Aviation Regulations. When logging night flying time for private or ...

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    Night is generally understood as the time between sunset and sunrise FAR 91.209, in describing use of aircraft lights, uses this defintion with the caveat that in Alaska, sunset/night is during the period a prominent unlighted object cannot be seen from a distance of 3 statute miles or the Sun is more than 6° below the horizon

  7. Oct 28, 2023 · Your position lights need to be on (and anticollision lights if you have them) The end of evening civil twilight to the beginning of morning civil twilight. You can log night flight time, and your plane needs to be night equipped. 1 hour after sunset ending 1 hour before sunrise. You need to be night landing current to carry passengers.

  8. About Ag Aviation. Agricultural aviation is an important part of the overall aviation and agriculture industries. The industry consists of small businesses and pilots that use aircraft to aid farmers in producing a safe, affordable and abundant supply of food, fiber and bioenergy. Aerial applicators protect forestry and play an important role ...