Aerial Applicator Pest Control

Category Definition Category 11 Aerial Applicator Pest Control

This category includes individuals who apply restricted use pesticides using any type of aircraft.
  1. All aerial applicators must be certified and licensed by the Department before applying restricted use pesticides by air within the State.
  2. These regulations concerning aerial applicators do not in any way negate the regulations promulgated by the Aeronautics Division of the SC Department of Commerce or its successors.
  3. Aircraft must be secured against theft and tampering in a manner as prescribed by the Director after appropriate consultations with the affected parties or their representatives.
  4. Chemicals, use-dilutions, and their containers both on and off the aircraft must be secured in a manner as prescribed by the Director after appropriate consultations with the affected parties or their representatives.
A license is required for applicators working in this category on someone else's property unless they are working under the supervision of someone who is properly licensed. Use of either a Restricted Use Pesticide (RUP) or a general use pesticide will require a license.

Learning Objectives Category 11 Aerial Applicator Pest Control

There are currently no "Learning Objectives" established for Category 11 Aerial Applicator Pest Control. This manual includes the following Units and Chapters:

Unit 1 Laws and Regulations

Unit 2 Application Equipment (General)

Unit 3 Application Equipment (Liquid Materials)

Unit 4 Application Equipment (Dry Materials)

Unit 5 Mixing Equipment

Unit 6 Loading Equipment

Unit 7 Application Principles

Unit 8 Application Methods

Unit 9 Application (Deposit Pattern & Swath Spacing)

Unit 10 Application Rate

Unit 11 Application Rate (Limitations & Restrictions)

Unit 12 Storage and Disposal

Unit 13 Protecting the Environment

Unit 14 Safety Unit 15 Summary

Test Your Knowledge

There is currently no "Test Your Knowledge" section developed for Category 11 Aerial Applicator Pest Control.

Selected Web Sites The following are web links containing information pertaining to Category 11 Aerial Applicator Pest Control:


Resources found at Clemson University
  1. Regulatory Services Department of Pesticide Regulation
  2. Extension Pesticide Information Program
  3. Extension Pesticide Information Program links to pesticide labels, MSDSheets, and chemical fact sheets
  4. Extension Pesticide Information Program links to listings and information about restricted use pesticides (RUPs)

    Other selected resources found on the Web
    1. Security Considerations for Agricultural Aircraft Operators - Prepared by the National Agricultural Aviation Association (NAAA). The NAAA reminds all agricultural aircraft operators to maintain, and where necessary, improve aircraft and operations security.