Technical Trades ยป Aerial

Ag Pilot

Description

Ag pilots fly specialist planes to disperse a manner of different chemicals to crops from the air. They are also responsible for mixing and adding the chemicals, while ensuring they follow all regular aviation protocols to determine if conditions are safe.

Employment Levels
Requirements
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Commercial Pilot License (Ag rating)
Recommended
Ag Pilot

Activities

  • Fly aircraft to apply treatment chemicals across grain crops
  • Mix and prepare the chemicals to be applied and load them into the aeroplane in a safe manner
  • Study flight paths and weather conditions for risks to the aerial application of chemicals

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