Epic Job: Air Tractor Pilot

Saw this guy crop dusting near Spruce View. He must love his job! The Aircraft is actually C-GMBB, an Air Tractor AT-602 built in 2000 with a Pratt & Whitney PT6A-60AG turboprop engine (1,050 shaft hp, 783 kW), registered to Morse Bros. Ltd.

Forgotton Tech: Custer Channelwing

From time to time I like to read about the dawn of industries and the evolution of design from the perspective of innovation.  The aviation industry for example was abuzz with lots of entrepreneurs discovering various alternatives to the existing ideas of flying in the 1930s and 1940s.   One such inventor was James Custer.  His …