Established at Stawell in 1965 under the name of AG Airwork, the company has maintained continuous operation at the airport since then. The business progressively grew both its aerial agricultural interests throughout Victoria and the Riverina and in 2000 purchased the Agflite business. Upon celebrating its 50th year in business, the Victorian aerial agricultural division and AG Airwork name was sold as a strategy to ensure it continues to be the well regarded name, that it has become, well in to the future.
Agflite continues as a strategic part of the AGAIR Group.
Following on, the new name – AGAIR – emerged. This restructure laid the foundation for AGAIR to focus its commitment on providing a world class aerial fire fighting service throughout Australia and beyond.
AGAIR’s aerial fire fighting capability has been developing for over 50 years. Initially, with the use of its agricultural aircraft and then, when it came in to production, the Air Tractor AT-802, purpose built fire bombing aircraft.