Certified-Professional Aerial Applicator Safety Steward (C-PAASS)


Professional Certification for the Future of Agricultural Aviation

NAAA’s new Certified-Professional Aerial Applicator Safety Steward (C-PAASS) program is a voluntary program allowing those aerial applicators who strive to constantly educate themselves to better their safety and applications to be recognized for their efforts. The initial certification requirements are based on education and professional opportunities already available to all ag aviators.

Certified Individuals for 2023

Certified IndividualCompanyState
Craig BairBair Aviation, Inc.SD
Ronald ClineCentral Valley HelicoptersWA
Matt CrabbeCrabbe Aviation, LLCVA
Craig CraftCraft Air Services, LLCNC
Kyle GressGress Air, LLCNE
William HallCraft Air Services, LLCNC
Mikel HoferDoland Aerial SprayingSD
Perry HoferDoland Aerial SprayingSD
Glenn Holloway, Jr. Holloway Air Service, Inc.MS
Matt HovdenesRight Way Ag. ND
Lukas JohnsonMid-State AviationNE
James Jones, Jr.Jim's Agri-AirNE
Ross McCreaRanch Aero, LLC TX
Matt PeedRutledge Airborne GA
Jim PerrinAgricair Flying Service, Inc. WI
Darrin PluharPlu's Flying Service, Inc. MT
Randy PrellwitzSky Tech NE
Rick RichterRichter Aviation, Inc.CA
Shane RootRoot Spraying Service, Inc.KS
Craig StrattonBringham Flying Service KS
Rod ThomasThomas Helicopters, Inc.ID
Seth VenableTexoma Ag, LLCTX
Neil WickeCrop Air, LLCCO
Casey WilliamsArrow Aviation, Inc.NE
Matthew WoolardWoolard Flying Service, Inc.AR
Donald YoungloveR & R Flight Service IL
Note: This table updated 14-August-2023