Kawak Aviation Technologies, has earned FAA (Federal Aviation Association) Part-145 Air Repair Station certification #4KWR258D that enables it to perform maintenance, repair and overhaul services on Precision Aircraft Solutions Boeing 757-200 cargo door hydraulic components. Kawak is the sole manufacturer of cargo door hydraulics for the Precision Aircraft Solution 757-200 cargo aircraft and will now […]
Bend, Oregon – Kawak Aviation has received FAA Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for its CH-47D Chinook aerial liquid delivery system (ALDS) and auxiliary hydraulic system. Working with customer Billings Flying Service of Billings, Montana, Kawak has achieved a more effective internal tank firefighting system. The 2,500-US gallon (9,463-liter) tank fills in under 40 seconds and […]
Kawak Aviation attended the InfoAg Conference in St. Louis this past week. It was an informative look at what is taking place in precision agriculture and how we can be a part of facilitating successful application for aerial applicators. Kawak Aviation has offered an Auxiliary Hydraulic System for the last decade, well before precision agriculture […]
President Mike Reightley and Engineer Steven Sawyer have been on the road for the last week, meeting up with customers and delivering Kawak goods and services.
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Aerial application, or what was formerly referred to as crop dusting, involves spraying crops with crop protection products from an agricultural aircraft. Planting certain types of seed are also included in aerial application. The industry has evolved significantly over the last decade. The link below is a report written by CropLife and sponsored by Air […]
In April 2013, Air Tractor delivered its 500th AT-802A, the company’s popular 800-gallon capacity ag aircraft. Soon after, the company’s 3,000th aircraft rolled off its production line. Hirsch attributes the record production numbers to continued domestic demand and growing international demand for agricultural equipment. “Global sales of agricultural equipment, including ag aircraft, are expected […]
MRM Ag Service Secures ‘Experimental’ UAV For 2014 Season March 6, 2014 MRM Ag. Service, LLC announced today its plans to work with DMZ LLC to purchase a Quad Rotor UAV. Milas Mainord, Company President stated, “We are excited to be able to bring our Customers the very latest in innovation. We strive to look […]
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Advancing Precision Programs: One Agronomist’s Perspective By Paul Schrimpf | February 25, 2014 Despite industry concerns that 2014 could bring a downturn in precision use with the lower overall outlook for commodity crop prices, Bill Aiken says that there is a considerable level of optimism among their grower members. Aiken is precision agronomy lead at […]