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Airborne Environment Research Service (SAFIRE)
Hosting Legal Entity
National Centre for Space Studies
French National Center for Scientific Research / Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)
3 Michel-Ange street, CNRS, Paris, PO: 75794, Ile-de-France (France)
Avenue du Général Barès. BP 20034, Cugnaux, PO: 31270, Midi-Pyrénées (France)
Type Of RI
Operational since 2005
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).
Atmosphere, Aircraft, Airborne research, Environment
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Bi-turboprop aircraft for mid-troposphere measurements: chemistry, microphysics, remote-sensing, turbulence, etc.
Bi-prop aircraft for multidisciplinary, low troposphere research.
Jet aircraft for multidisciplinary high-troposphere and low-stratosphere measurements.
Date of last update: 15/06/2018