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Airborne Environment Research Service (SAFIRE)
Identification
Hosting Legal Entity
National Centre for Space Studies
French National Center for Scientific Research / Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)
Address:
3 Michel-Ange street, CNRS, Paris, PO: 75794, Ile-de-France (France)
Location
Avenue du Général Barès. BP 20034, Cugnaux, PO: 31270, Midi-Pyrénées (France)
Structure
Type Of RI
Single-sited
Coordinating Country
France
Status
Status
Current Status:
Operational since 2005
Scientific Description
SAFIRE is the French operator of environmental research aircraft. SAFIRE operates three aircraft: a Falcon 20 (jet for multidisciplinary high-troposphere and low-stratosphere measurements), an ATR 42 (bi-turboprop for mid-troposphere studies, used for chemistry, microphysics, remote-sensing, turbulence, etc.) and a Piper Aztec (bi-prop for low troposphere research).

RI Keywords
Environment, Airborne research, Atmosphere, Aircraft
Classifications
RI Category
Research Aircraft
Scientific Domain
Earth and Environmental Sciences
ESFRI Domain
Environment
Services
Airborne measurements
Equipment
Piper Aztec

Bi-prop aircraft for multidisciplinary, low troposphere research.

ATR 42

Bi-turboprop aircraft for mid-troposphere measurements: chemistry, microphysics, remote-sensing, turbulence, etc.

Falcon 20

Jet aircraft for multidisciplinary high-troposphere and low-stratosphere measurements.

Date of last update: 15/06/2018
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