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Forestry Pesticide Aerial Spraying

Volume 12 of the series Environmental Science and Technology Library pp 41-77

Spray Aircraft and Atomizers

  • J. J. C. PicotAffiliated withDepartment of Chemical Engineering, University of new Brunswick
  • , D. D. KristmansonAffiliated withDepartment of Chemical Engineering, University of new Brunswick

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Abstract

Various aircraft types have been used in aerial spraying [Quantick(1985a)]. These include the DC-6, the Grumman Avenger (TBM), the Dromader M-18, the CMELAK Z-37 T, and the the Bell 206 helicopter, all shown on Figure 4.1. Table 4.1 gives details of type, size, weight, payload, of spray aircraft registered in Canada in 1996.