cropdusting


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cropdusting

n
(Agriculture) the spreading of fungicide, etc on crops in the form of dust, often from an aircraft
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Opens Friday THE STARS Dane Cook, Teri Hatcher (voices) THE VERDICT Good-natured and family-friendly animated entertainment from Disney featuring modest cropdusting plane Dusty (Cook) whose great dream is to take part in a prestigious air race but he is afraid of heights.
But as the doublecrosses mount, he has to survive attacks in both sophisticated auction rooms and by a cropdusting plane in the deserted cornfields of the Midwest.
See it again and you'll come away marvelling at how Hitchcock captured the famous sequence when Grant is pursued through a cornfield by a cropdusting aircraft.
Americans were rudely awakened last year to the ease with which terrorists could poison our air (the hijackers' interest in cropdusting, for example).
They say the two owned the same flight training manuals and both expressed an interest in using a cropdusting plane.
After September 11th, the authorities did examine Moussaoui's records and learned that he had gathered information about cropdusting aircraft and had initiated a telephone conversation with the landlord of a German residence once rented by Mohamed Atta, one of the leading suicide hijackers.
Mr Stevens lived in Lantana, Florida, half a mile from an airfield where Mohamed Atta, the ringleader of the September 11 hijackers, rented cropdusting aeroplanes.
And airport officials reported that Atta and other Middle Eastern men made repeated visits to Belle Glade State municipal airport in Florida earlier this year, when they asked cropdusting pilots about fuel, chemicals and flying techniques.
A manual on cropdusting was found in a suspected terrorist hideout - raising the spectre that they were planning to use chemical or biological weapons.
THE FBI grounded cropdusting planes across the United States yesterday.
A club member in Baltimore wrote about dangerous bacteria outbreaks in the Chesapeake Bay, and another in Arkansas talked about cropdusting and clearcutting.