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Calibration and Distribution Pattern Testing of Agricultural Aerial Application Equipment

Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan

ASAE  ASAE S386.2   February  1988

Keywords: Aerial, Aircraft, Application, Calibration, Chemicals, Distribution, Sprayers

1 Purpose and Scope

1.1 This Standard establishes uniform procedures for measuring and reporting application rates and distribution patterns from agricultural aerial application equipment.

1.2 The procedures covered deal with both fixed and rotary wing aircraft equipped with either liquid or dry material distribution systems.

1.3 These procedures and the statistics reported do not imply optimum conditions for satisfying biological requirements.

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