Affiliations, Licenses & Certifications
Countryside Aviaton is a fully certified and licensed operation from top to bottom. We also invest in membership to important industry associations.
Countryside is a member of The National Agricultural Aviation Association, which supports the interests of small business owners and pilots licensed as professional commercial aerial applicators who use aircraft to enhance food, fiber and biofuel production, protect forestry and control health-threatening pests. NAAA works with its partner organization, the National Agricultural Aviation Research & Education Foundation (NAAREF), to provide research and educational programs focused on enhancing the efficacy, security and safety of aerial application.
Countryside Aviation is a member of the Wisconsin Agricultural Aviation Association , and owner Dean is current President of the Association. The WAAA is a group of Wisconsin Aerial Applicators and industry partners who aim to support the goals of the NAAA on a state level. We hold annual aircraft calibration clinics for member aircraft to enhance the safety and accuracy of aerial application.
Countryside is a member of Fieldwatch, the provider of Driftwatch specialty crop registry and BeeCheck apiary registry. Fieldwatch is a non profit company who provides growers free registration. This site is a voluntary communication tool that enables crop producers, beekeepers, and pesticide applicators to work together to protect specialty crops and apiaries through use of mapping programs
FAA Licensed Operator
Countryside is a fully licensed agricultural aviation operator by the Federal Aviation Administration.
State Certified Pesticide
Countryside Pilots and Loaders are all state certified and state licensed pesticide applicators for field and vegetable crops.