European Facility For Airborne Research

European Facility For Airborne Research July 21, 2018, 05:48

Aircraft: BAe146 - FAAM

Identification

BAe146 - FAAM
Aircraft acronym BAe146 - FAAM
Operated by Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements
Aircraft category Atmospheric boundary layer, Land/Sea surface properties, Troposphere
Registration number G-LUXE
Manufacturer and aircraft type BAE Systems, BAe146-301

Max. scientific payload: 11000 kg

Basic instruments

Instrument type Instrument name
Serial type
Operator Measured parameter Range Weight added
Trace Gas Analyzer FAAM AeroLaser 5002 Fast CO Monitor FAAM Trace Gas concentrations 0.0 kg
Dropsonde FAAM AVAPS Dropsonde RD93 FAAM Profiles of P, T, dew-point, u and v winds 2.0 kg
Cloud Droplet Size Spectrometer FAAM DMT Cloud Droplet Probe FAAM Cloud droplet size spectra, number concentration and water content, 15.0 kg
Cloud/Aerosol Microphysics Multi-function Instrument Cloud Imaging Probe, 100 micron FAAM Aerosol and cloud droplet properties 15.0 kg
Cloud/Aerosol Microphysics Multi-function Instrument Cloud Imaging Probe, 15 micron (grey-scale) FAAM Aerosol and cloud droplet properties 15.0 kg
Broad Band Radiometer FAAM Red Dome Eppley BBR FAAM Hemispheric broadband radiance 3.0 kg
Broad Band Radiometer FAAM Clear Dome Eppley BBR FAAM Hemispheric broadband radiance 3.0 kg
Other FAAM Core instrumentation FAAM 3000.0 kg
Filter Sampler FAAM Filter Sampler FAAM Aerosols passive collector 0.0 kg
Incident flow vector probe FAAM turbulence probe FAAM Airspeed; Incidence angle; Turbulence 0.0 kg
Inertial Reference/Navigation System POSAV 510 combined GPS/Inertial Naviagtion unit FAAM Aircraft position, velocity and attitude 10.0 kg
Cloud Liquid Water Content Johnson-Williams probe FAAM Liquid water content 0.23 kg
Cloud Liquid and Total Condensate Nevzorov liquid and total water content probe FAAM Liquid and Ice water content 1.5 kg
Aerosol Spectrometer Probe FAAM100X Passive Cavity Aerosol Spectrometer Probe FAAM Aerosol concentration and size distribution spectra 10.0 kg
Camera - video FAAM Phillips LTC 0600 Series Colour Cameras FAAM Colour movies 0.5 kg
Black Carbon FAAM 'Sooty' Paricle Soot Absorbtion Photometer FAAM Density (&micro;g/m<SUP>3</SUP>) or Absorption (Mm-1) 9.7 kg
RADAR RDR 4B Navigation Weather Doppler Radar FAAM Reflectivity 0.0 kg
Temperature sensor (in situ) FAAM Rosemount PT102AL/102BL FAAM Temperature 10.0 kg
Static Pressure FAAM Static Pressure FAAM Static Pressure 0.0 kg
Ozone Analyzer FAAM TECO Ozone FAAM O3 concentration 0.0 kg
Radio Altimeter FAAM Radio Altimeter FAAM Aircraft height above surface 0.0 kg
Nephelometer FAAM TSI 3563 Integrating Nephelometer FAAM Aerosol scattering coefficients 31.0 kg
Condensation Particle Counter (CPC) FAAM TSI-3786 Ultra FIne water-based CPC FAAM Number concentration of submicrometer aerosol particles 5.5 kg
Non dew/frost point hygrometer Met Office TWC FAAM Water Vapour, Relative Humidity 10.0 kg

Optional instruments

Instrument type Instrument name
Serial type
Operator Measured parameter Range Weight added
Trace Gas Analyzer Aerodyne CH4 & N2O CW-Quantum Cascade LAS UNIMAN Trace Gas concentrations 23.0 kg
Incident flow vector probe METOFFICE AIMMS-20 METOFFICE Airspeed; Incidence angle; Turbulence 15.0 kg
Mass Spectrometer Aerosol Mass Spectrometer FAAM Mass/size of aerosol, hydrocarbons, VOC 0.0 kg
Infrared Spectrometer Airborne Research Interferometer Evaluation System FAAM IR spectra (for trace gas concentrations and brightness temperature) 0.0 kg
Broad Band Radiometer FAAM Photometers H720A, H720B, H656AB, H656AA FAAM Hemispheric broadband radiance 0.0 kg
Cloud Droplet Size Spectrometer Backscatter Cloud Probe / Polarization Detection UNIMAN Cloud droplet size spectra, number concentration and water content, 1.5 kg
Dew/Frost-point hygrometer Buck CR-2 Cryogenic Aircraft Hygrometer 2 FAAM Dew Point 4.7 kg
Condensation Particle Counter (CPC) DMT dual-channel Cloud Condensation Nuclei Counter FAAM Number concentration of submicrometer aerosol particles 43.8 kg
Counter-flow Virtual Impactor (CVI) Counterflow Virtual Impactor METOFFICE 110.0 kg
Microwave Radiometer Dual-freq.Ext.toMicrowaveInflightObservingSystem FAAM Microwave brightness temperature 0.0 kg
Cloud/Aerosol Microphysics Multi-function Instrument Cloud Aerosol and Precipitation Spectrometer UNIMAN Aerosol and cloud droplet properties 20.0 kg
Aerosol LIDAR (LIght Detection And Ranging) Leosphere ALS 450 aerosol lidar METOFFICE Aerosol backscatter coefficient 0.0 kg
Trace Gas Analyzer Fluoresence Assay by Gas Expansion FAAM Trace Gas concentrations 0.0 kg
Trace Gas Analyzer FAAM UEA Formaldehyde FAAM Trace Gas concentrations 0.0 kg
Non dew/frost point hygrometer FAAM Flourescence Water Vapour Sensor FAAM Water Vapour, Relative Humidity 0.0 kg
Trace Gas Analyzer Imperial College TDLAS FAAM Trace Gas concentrations 0.0 kg
Microwave Radiometer MicrowaveAirborneRadiometerScanningSystem - MARSS FAAM Microwave brightness temperature 0.0 kg
Global Positioning System Navstar-XR5 FAAM Aircraft position, velocity and attitude 0.5 kg
Trace Gas Analyzer Cambridge NIR TDLAS FAAM Trace Gas concentrations 0.0 kg
Trace Gas Analyzer ORAC FAAM Trace Gas concentrations 0.0 kg
Gas Chromatograph (GC) PAN FAAM Trace gas concentrations especially VOC 0.0 kg
Trace Gas Analyzer PERCA FAAM Trace Gas concentrations 0.0 kg
Trace Gas Analyzer FAAM Peroxide FAAM Trace Gas concentrations 0.0 kg
Mass Spectrometer PTr-MS FAAM Mass/size of aerosol, hydrocarbons, VOC 0.0 kg
Broad Band Radiometer FAAM Pyrgeometer 4-50 um BBR FAAM Hemispheric broadband radiance 0.0 kg
Optical Particle Counter (OPC) Small Ice Detector - Mark 2 METOFFICE Aerosol size distribution 10.2 kg
Black Carbon Single Particle Soot Photometer UNIMAN Density (&micro;g/m<SUP>3</SUP>) or Absorption (Mm-1) 26.1 kg
Optical Array Probe (OAP) Manchester 2D-S (stereo) Optical Array Probe UNIMAN Particle shadow area/diameter 15.0 kg
Cloud Particle Imager Manchester University SPEC Cloud Particle Imager UNIMAN Ice or droplet shape 0.0 kg
Visible/Near Infra Red Spectrometer Short-Wave Spectrometer FAAM Radiance 0.0 kg
Infrared Spectrometer TAFTS - Tropospheric Airborne Fourier Transform Sp FAAM IR spectra (for trace gas concentrations and brightness temperature) 80.0 kg
Trace Gas Analyzer TECO 43C SO2 analyzer FAAM Trace Gas concentrations 0.0 kg
Aerosol Spectrometer Probe Ultra High Sensitivity Aerosol Spectrometer UNIMAN Aerosol concentration and size distribution spectra 31.0 kg
Cloud/Aerosol Microphysics Multi-function Instrument Volatile Aerosol Concentration and Composition UNILEEDS Aerosol and cloud droplet properties 150.0 kg
Whole Air Samples FAAM Whole Air Sampling System FAAM VOC, Alkyl nitrates, halocarbons, CFCs, HCFCs 0.0 kg
Non dew/frost point hygrometer Water Vapour Sensing System METOFFICE Water Vapour, Relative Humidity 3.46 kg
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