Where science takes to the skies.
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FAAM is a world-class research facility dedicated to the advancement of atmospheric science
The FAAM Airborne Laboratory now has an electric-powered aircraft tug, in a significant move towards reducing carbon emissions from the research facility’s operation. The FAAM Airborne Laboratory’s research aircraft, a specially adapted BAE-146 aircraft fitted with...
Image credit: Dr Claire Ryder In 2023 the FAAM Airborne Laboratory launched a unique opportunity for environmental researchers to use the specially adapted research aircraft. Our scheme, called Research Runway, allows researchers at every stage of their career to...
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.