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September 21, 2023

Crop Dusters Group Sees Early Fall Seeding in the Cards

Autumnal Applicators Making Seed Drops in Turn from Usual Sprays

The National Agricultural Aviation Association shined a light on the increasing use of airborne seeding services among the usual crop dusting community, as airdropping cover crops gains popularity. The crops - generally grasses, grains, and particularly suited strains of legumes - allow farmers to help enhance the soil quality of certain fields while enjoying a low-maintenance, simple planting process. Hardy top cover breeds can help to rejuvenate tired soils by rotation, rehydrate the ground, recycle nutrients, and add fresh organic matter to the ground below them. Aerial seeding has made an impressive dent in the amount of work needed to plant them. The NAAA says that the meth

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Beyond Belief: S Carolina Town Bans 'Ultralight' Operations at Local Airport

Sins of the Holly Hill Town Council

The town council of Holly Hill, a 1,277-resident hamlet in south-central South Carolina’s Orangeburg County, has promulgated an ordinance prohibiting operations of 'ultralight' aircraft massing less-than six-hundred-pounds at Holly Hill Airport (5J5). Handed down on Monday, 18 September 2023, the council’s rash, conceivably legally-indefensible fiat was predicated largely upon two aircraft accidents, both of which involved aircraft that did not meet the legal definition of an ultralight, transpired at the Holly Hill airport during the preceding 24-months.

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NTSB Prelim: Piper PA32

Pilot Radioed The LUK Tower About 10 Miles Away From The Airport And Informed Them Of The Engine Trouble

On September 1, 2023, about 2038 eastern daylight time, a Piper PA-32-300, N6868D, was substantially damaged when it was involved in accident near Cincinnati, Ohio. The pilot incurred minor injuries and the three passengers were not injured. The airplane was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 personal flight. According to the pilot, she departed the Cincinnati Municipal Airport/Lunken Field (LUK), Cincinnati, OH, about 2010 for a local flight. During cruise flight, at an altitude of 4,500 ft mean sea level, the engine started to sputter and smell like burning oil.

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One-of-a-Kind WWI Aircraft Damaged in Weekend Mishap

American Heritage Museum Vows to Rebuild Nieuport 28 C.1

A Nieuport 28 C.1 biplane went down during a World War I commemorative event staged at Stow, Massachusetts’s American Heritage Museum. The French biplane reportedly suffered loss of engine-power while on approach to the museum’s airfield, touching down with sufficient vertical-speed to collapse its undercarriage and sending the aircraft flipping empennage-over-engine-cowling, coming to rest, inverted, at the runway’s end.

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