Where science takes to the skies.

BAe-146-301 Atmospheric
Research Aircraft

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FAAM is a world-class research facility dedicated to the advancement of atmospheric science



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Next flight: 12/12/2023 (T056)

FAAM is an Airborne

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Event: FAAM Airborne Laboratory’s Future Capability

The National Centre for Atmospheric Science invites the environmental science community to a full-day forum focused on the future capabilities of our research aircraft facility, the FAAM Airborne Laboratory, at Cranfield University on Thursday 25 January...

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Job Opportunity: FAAM Aviation Assurance Manager

Location: FAAM Airborne Laboratory, Cranfield, Milton KeynesSalary: £45,585 to £54,395 per annumContract length: OngoingContract type: Full TimeClosing date: Midnight on Tuesday 2 January 2024Interview date: Tuesday 16 January 2024...

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Learn about the Mid-Life Upgrade

The FAAM Airborne Laboratory will now significantly enhance the services it provides, maximise performance as a research facility, and extend its operation to 2040.

Find out about our five-year programme to transform the facility.

Have you signed up to our webinar on 14 December?

We'll be introducing some of the atmospheric instruments in development through the Mid-Life Upgrade ⛅️✈️