Air Tractor Celebrates 50 Years of Innovation with Founder’s Day Celebration

Olney, TX – Air Tractor, Inc., the leading manufacturer of agricultural aircraft, will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a Founder’s Day Celebration on Friday, May 31.

The invitation-only celebration brings together Air Tractor’s employee-owners, leadership, Air Tractor dealers, vendors, supporters, industry leaders, and local legislators.

The Founder’s Day Celebration will feature a dinner, presentation, and dancing, offering attendees a chance to commemorate Air Tractor’s rich history of aviation excellence. Guests are encouraged to dress in business casual attire.

Air Tractor was founded in Olney, TX, in 1974 by Leland Snow, a pioneer and visionary of the agricultural aviation industry. At its Olney Texas manufacturing facilities, Air Tractor produces a line of eight aircraft that includes 400, 500, 600 and 800-gallon capacity airplanes powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada turboprop engines. They are used for agricultural purposes, fighting wildfires, narcotic crop eradication, fuel-hauling to remote villages, fighting locust plagues, mosquito control, and cleaning up oil spills in coastal waters. From North, South and Central America, to Australia, Indonesia and China to Spain, Italy, Croatia and Africa, Air Tractor aircraft can be found in more than 40 countries around the world and are supported by a global network of Air Tractor dealers.

We look forward to celebrating this important milestone with you.