OLNEY, Texas — An international gathering of dignitaries was on hand as Air Tractor President Jim Hirsch presented the company’s 3,000th Air Tractor airplane to its new owners from Brazil.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The board of directors of the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) has approved Air Tractor as its newest member. GAMA’s membership currently stands at 77 manufacturers.
In use in commercial and general aviation for many years, airbag technology has now become standard equipment on all current production Air Tractor aircraft.
The AmSafe airbag system is an important new safety enhancement for agricultural aviation, according to Leland Snow, Air Tractor president.
Air Tractor has introduced the AT-504 – an all-new turboprop spray plane and trainer.
Side-by-side cockpit seating is the most noticeable feature of the AT-504. Under its aluminum skin the AT-504 is built on Air Tractor’s AT-502B airframe. It also is powered by the same engine, a Pratt & Whitney PT6A-34AG turboprop.