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Met Office sets out to improve summer storm predictions with the FAAM Airborne Laboratory
Researchers from the Met Office have embarked on a flight campaign with the FAAM Airborne Laboratory, to study convective clouds over the south of the UK and the processes that lead to summertime storms. The Wessex Convection Experiment, also known as WesCon, is...
Sustainable ground power and towing equipment for our research aircraft
The FAAM Airborne Laboratory has invested in an electric-powered ground power unit and 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...
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.
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