50 Years of Flight

May 2008
Fire Chief;May2008 Supplement, preceding p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the 50-year career celebration of Leland Snow, agricultural aviation pioneer at Air Tractor Inc. in Olney, Texas. Snow is the founder of Air Tractor and is often called as "the father of the modern crop dusting aircraft" or aerial application aircraft. The festivity included an aerobatic demonstration of thrilling aerial maneuvers, Snow's innovations and accomplishments, and a presentation ceremony of Air Tractor history. A chronology of his career is also presented.


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