Yamaha debuts commercial spray service

Yamaha debuts commercial spray service

New Yamaha office at Napa County Airport will serve as operations base.

Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., announced the inaugural commercial operation of its RMAX remotely piloted helicopter for agriculture spraying service in the U.S. The RMAX flight was recently completed in California for Napa-based Silverado Farming Company, a leading vineyard management company.

During its debut the RMAX applied a fungicide for preventative control of powdery mildew—one of the most common fungal diseases affecting grapes and many other crops.

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