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At the National Agricultural Aviation Association 2014 Convention, representatives of Pratt & Whitney Canada made a special presentation to Air Tractor President Jim Hirsch to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Texas-based aircraft manufacturer.From left to right: Yves Houde – PT6 Customer Service; Ryan Densham – Marketing Account Manager, General Aviation; Denis Parisien – Vice President General Aviation;...
Air Tractor is lately getting a lot of attention from show business folks. First Disney Studios, and now The Aviators, an award-winning weekly TV series featuring the coolest airplanes and aviation technology filmed a new episode at Air Tractor. Olney Texas weather was perfect for long a day of filming the AT-802F in all it's water dropping glory.  The Aviators film crew and host Anthony Nalli got an up-close...
"This is one to remember," says Air Tractor President Jim Hirsch of the company's 40th Anniversary exhibit and activities at the National Agricultural Aviation Association 2014 Convention in Louisville, Kentucky. "We have some special activities planned to celebrate 40 great years at Air Tractor," he adds. "It's a big 'thank you' to our loyal customers and the ag aviation industry assembled here in Louisville."...
At the National Agricultural Aviation Association 2014 Convention, Air Tractor President Jim Hirsch announced that the RC Allen RCA2600-3 Digital Horizon has received FAA approval for installation in all Air Tractor aircraft. It will be available as standard equipment in Air Tractor aircraft beginning April 1, 2015."As part of our celebration of Air Tractor's 40th anniversary this year, we are offering a 'Show...
Air Tractor President Jim Hirsch says the company plans a big celebration of its 40th anniversary during the 2014 National Agricultural Aviation Association Convention in Louisville, Kentucky. "This year marks our 40th year of continuous production of Air Tractor aircraft and our collaboration with Pratt & Whitney Canada. Ag operators have relied on Air Tractor now for three generations because we've provided...