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TEST: FAAM Test and Training

Start date: 11-12-2017 - End date: 15-12-2017

Status: Confirmed

Open to sharing: Yes

Confidential: No

Transnational Access: No

Open to training: Yes

Grounded / Maintenance: No


Aircraft name: BAe146 - FAAM

Airport: Cranfield

Project description

Project theme: Recommencement of flying following the BAe146 annual maintenance checks and fitting of new instruments. Activities include pilot currency flying, instrument tests, training.

Project abstract: Aim is to get the aircraft, instruments and people ready for the science flying in Jan-Feb 2018

Science context: Preparation for PICASSO and Cold Air Outbreak flying (cloud physics)

Measurements to be made by aircraft: All core measurements

Season: Winter

Weather constraints: Cloud

Flights (number and patterns): UK-based flying 1 or 2 x pilot currency flights 1 or 2 instrument test and training flights

Instruments: Core instruments

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Scientific contact

Name: Doug Anderson

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