News from FAAA

October 2015 Newsletter

CEUs, PAAS Program info, Operation SAFE 2015 and more- Read our Latest Newsletter (PDF)

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FFA Students introduced to Ag Aviation in Belle Glade

Belle Glade, Florida: The plan began a year ago when the Future Farmers of America treated our organizations (Florida Cub Flyers & Florida Antique Biplane Association) to a wonderful lunch at the Glades Day School during our vegetable farm tour. We sought to try and repay these squared away kids for their efforts. To accomplish

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November Newsletter

Contents include:  PAASS, Operation SAFE Fly-in, NAAA Annual Meeting and more.  Download Newsletter in PDF

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2013 SAFE Update

On Tuesday, October 22, the Florida Agricultural Aviation Association (FAAA) held an annual Operation S.A.F.E. Fly-In and Clinic for FAAA members who operate in Florida. Under the oversight of Scott Bretthauer, Extension Specialist, Pesticide Safety Education, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Illinois, this year we enjoyed a record attendance which included several

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August 2013 Newletter

Contents include the Scholarship Essay Contest, A CEU Opportunity and more… Download PDF Here.

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May 2013 Newsletter

Annual Meeting, NAAA Notes, PAASS and SAFE Programs and more.  

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CEU Credits Offered from Citrus Industry Magazine

If you are not a current subscriber to Citrus Industry magazine, you might have missed this opportunity. As you can see below, they are offering CEU articles. If you need an extra CEU, this is a good place to start. Earn one General Standards (CORE) continuing education unit (CEU) by reading the article, “Protecting your

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In Memoriam: Dr. Bullock

Dr. Robert C. “Bob” Bullock passed away July 31 at the age of 87. Dr. Bullock was a research entomologist at the IFAS research center in Fort Pierce for over 35 years. He was a much respected teacher of citrus production and integrated pest management practices. Working with Chuck Stone, he pioneered aerial spraying with

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Citrus Expo

The Citrus Expo in Fort Myers had record attendance. Our booth provided the opportunity for us to talk with many people who had questions about aerial application. We handed out business cards for the Operators that provided us with them. Note my “good helper” is behind the plant in the picture on the right. My

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