Cropdusters Flashcards Preview

Aircraft Recognition > Cropdusters > Flashcards

Flashcards in Cropdusters Deck (94):
1

PZL Mielec M18 Dromader

2

Antonov An-2 Colt

3

Kingsford Smith KS-3 Cropmaster

-Developed from the CAC CA-6 Wackett Trainer

4

Air Tractor AT-602 (none)

5

Transavia PL-12 Airtruk

-Airtruk is the correct spelling

6

PAC 8-600 Cresco

7

Emair MA-1 Paymaster

-Has two prop blades instead of the three seen on the MA-1B Diablo 1200. Also lacks the vertical stabilizer spine that the MA-1B has.

8

Eagle Aircraft Co. DW.1 (none)

-Large wings that look as though they are about to break off; also the tips of the wings are tapered giving this aircraft an odd look.

9

DINFIA IA 53 Mamboretá

-Only two were ever produced. Aircraft could also be seen with FMA as the manufacturer, either or would do in a write in situation.

10

PZL Mielec M-18BS Dromader

-Two seat training variant for the Dromader, Must have 'BS'

11

Weatherly 620 Weatherly

12

Piper PA-36 Brave

-You have to be brave to fly it because it has no struts

13

Yeoman YA-1 Cropmaster

14

Piper PA-36 Brave

-"You have to Brave to fly the Piper PA-36 Brave, because it has no struts. You don't have to be brave to fly the Piper PA-25 Pawnee because it does have struts." -Scott Meyer

15

Air Tractor AT-402 (none)

-Three bladed prop

16

Weatherly 201 (none)

17

CallAir B-1 (none)

18

Auster B.8 Agricola

-9 in total produced, 1 surviving model to this day.

19

Embraer EMB-200 Ipanema

-Edit 4/10 Glenn, Spelling edit

20

Ayers S2R-600 Thrush

21

Zlin Z37 Cmelak

22

Zlin Z137T Agro Turbo

23

Gippsland GA-200 Fatman

24

Grumman G-164A Ag Cat

25

Ayers S2R-600 Thrush

26

Weatherly WM-62C (none)

-First attempt by John Weatherly to build a cropduster aircraft from the Fairchild PT-19. With this knowledge and lessons learned he then built the Weatherly 201.

27

Air Tractor AT-504 (none)

-2 seat side-by-side ag trainer

28

Zlin Z37 Cmelak

29

PAC 8-600 Cresco

-Agricultural variant of the Fletcher Fu-24

30

Air Tractor AT-802 (none)

-Generally, the AT-802 when not on floats will have a longer cabin than the AT-602 to provide tandem seating.

31

PZL Mielec M-15 Belphegor

32

Air Tractor AT-802 (none)

-edit 03.08.2017 Justin T: When not on floats the AT-802 is exclusively a two seat tandem set up. Replaced 'A' side image.

 

33

Air Tractor AT-402 (none)

-Three bladed prop

34

Embraer EMB-200/201/202 Impanema

35

Norman/NAC NDN-6 Fieldmaster

36

Weatherly 201 (none)

37

UTVA UTVA65 Privrednik

38

Ethiopian Airlines G-164B Eshet

-Once produced under license by the airline, best way to recognzie the aircraft is by the tail number

39

PZL Mielec M-15 Belphegor

40

Piper Pa-25 Pawnee

41

Zlin Z-37-2 Sparka

-2 Seat training variant, often referred to as Cmelak, but the Encyclopedia of World Aircraft refers to it as Sparka

42

PZL Mielec M18 Dromader

43

Piper PA-36 Brave

-You have to be brave to fly it because it has no struts

44

Zlin Z137T Agro Turbo

45

Ayers S2R-R1820 Bull Thrush

-Could also be seen just as the Thrush. The fast back canopy is a distinguishing feature.

46

PZL Mielec M18 Dromader

47

Piper PA-25 Pawnee

48

Rockwell/AAMSA A9B-M Quail Commander/Quail

 

49

Fletcher Fu-24-950 (none)

-Could also be seen with the common nickname Taskmaster in the United States.

50

HAL HA-31 Basant

51

Air Tractor AT-301 (none)

-Common trait for all Air Tractor designs when it comes to the gear is to have one large singular strut with curve to it.

52

PZL Mielec M18 Dromader

53

Commonwealth Aircraft Co/CAC Ca-28 Ceres

54

Ayers S2R-600 Thrush

-Most crop dusters can be identified by the landing gear alone as each manufacturer has a different design. S2R as a stand alone model number would be acceptable as well.

55

Weatherly 620BTG none

56

Emair MA-1B Diablo 1200

-48 of the MA-1B Diablo produced and 25 of the MA-1 Paymaster produced.

57

Piper PA-36 Brave

-"You have to Brave to fly the Piper PA-36 Brave, because it has no struts. You don't have to be brave to fly the Piper PA-25 Pawnee because it does have struts." -Scott Meyer

-Note the Piper tail design is much more angular on this aircraft when compared to its bretheren the PA-25 Pawnee

58

Piper PA-25 Pawnee

-"You have to Brave to fly the Piper PA-36 Brave, because it has no struts. You don't have to be brave to fly the Piper PA-25 Pawnee because it does have struts." -Scott Meyer

59

CallAir A-5 (none)

60

Bennett PL-11 Airtruck

-Only two produced. Could it show up on a test? Maybe. Also note the engine difference between this aircraft and the Transavia PL-12 Airtruk.

61

Ayers S2R-600 Thrush

-In a write in situation just S2R would be perfectly acceptable for the number designation.

62

Grumman G-164A Ag Cat

63

Fletcher Fu-24-950 (none)

-Could also be seen with the common nickname Taskmaster in the United States.

64

PZL PZL-106 Turbo Kruk

65

Norman/NAC NDN-6 Fieldmaster

66

Transavia PL-12 Airtruk

-Airtruk is correct spelling

67

Air Tractor AT-301 (none) 

-The gear for most crop dusters can be pretty specific

68

Emair MA-1B Diablo 1200

-Manufacturer could also be seen as the Emroth-Emair. Exceedingly difficult to find pictures of this aircraft online. It seems the MA-1B usually has three prop blades and a spine to the vertical stabilizer. The MA-1 Paymaster usually has two prop blades and no spine.

69

Cessna C-188 Ag Wagon/Ag Pickup

70

Ayers S2R-T34 Turbo Thrush

71

Emair MA-1B Diablo 1200

-Manufacturer could also be seen as the Emroth-Emair. Exceedingly difficult to find pictures of this aircraft online. It seems the MA-1B usually has three prop blades and a spine to the vertical stabilizer. The MA-1 Paymaster usually has two prop blades and no spine.

72

Yeoman YA-1 Cropmaster

-21 in total built after being developed from the Kingsford Smith KS-3 Cropmaster

73

Ayers S2R-T45 Turbo Thrush

-Has a different engine when compared to the Ayers S24-T34 Turbo Thrush as seen by the engine intake scoop below the spinner.

74

Piper PA-25 Pawnee

75

Yeoman YA-1 Cropmaster

-21 in total built after being developed from the Kingsford Smith KS-3 Cropmaster

76

Commonwealth Aircraft Co/CAC Ca-28 Ceres

77

Auster B.8 Agricola

-9 in total produced, 1 surviving model to this day.

78

Airtractor AT-802F Fireboss

-Floats mean's it's a boss

79

Norman/NAC NDN-6 Fieldmaster

80

PZL PZL-106 Kruk

81

PZL PZL-106 Kruk

82

Piper PA-25 Pawnee

83

Grumman G-164B Turbo Ag Cat

84

Ayers S2R/600 Thrush

-Telling cropdusters apart can be accomplished by looking at the different types of landing gear which vary from manufacturer to manufacturer.

85

Air Tractor AT-301 (none)

-Common trait for all Air Tractor designs when it comes to the gear is to have one large singular strut with curve to it. Also, any number ending with a 1 denotes a radial engine, any aircraft ending with a 2 denotes a turboprop.

86

Snow S2A (none)

87

Gippsland GA-200 Fatman

88

Hongdu N5A (none)

89

PZL Mielec M-18BS Dromader

-Two seat training variant of the Dromader, must have 'BS'

90

Ayers S2R-T34 Turbo Thrush

91

Air Tractor AT-802 (none)

-Nearly impossible to differentiate between the AT-802 and the AT-602. A minor difference being the air intake on the right side of the cowling usually has a split top half and bottom on the AT-802.

92

Eagle Aircraft Co. DW.1 (none)

-Large wings that look as though they are about to break off; also the tips of the wings are tapered giving this aircraft an odd look.​

93

 

 

Gippsland GA-200 Fatman

94

Air Tractor At-502 (none)