The FAAM Airborne Laboratory is funded by the Natural Environment Research Council, and managed through the National Centre for Atmospheric Science.
The FAAM Airborne Laboratory’s research aircraft is owned by UK Research and Innovation and the Natural Environmental Research Council. It is managed through the National Centre for Atmospheric Science, and leased through the University of Leeds.
The aircraft is supported, modified and upgraded by BAE Systems, operated by Airtask Group, and maintained by Avalon Aero. It is hangared in Bedfordshire, with Cranfield Airport at Cranfield University.
The FAAM Airborne Laboratory offers its users – scientific and commercial – a complete package of support and access to world-class measurement technology, with which to tackle some of the most difficult problems in atmospheric science.