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

We operate a specially adapted research aircraft managed by a unique team of scientists, engineers, flight technicians and project managers providing a complete package of support for the scientific community.
We are based at Cranfield University and Airfield and our main operatives are to:
  • Maximise the potential of the BAE-146-301 large Atmospheric Research Aircraft
  • Operate, calibrate and present to science users and to the Centre for Environmental Data Analysis in a timely and efficient manner
  • Plan and coordinate instrument configuration changes
  • Manage the introduction of new instruments on behalf of the scientific user community
  • Operationally plan and execute science campaigns on behalf of the scientific user community
  • Train users new to the aircraft and facility
  • Provide continuing support to existing customers and users, and to operate the contracts that support the aircraft and required operating infrastructure

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