Research Aircraft Public Open House

RESEARCH AIRCRAFT

PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE


SATURDAY 2 AUGUST 2014 :: 8:00 AM  - 12:00 PM

NCAR RESEARCH AVIATION FACILITY @ ROCKY MOUNTAIN METROPOLITAN AIRPORT
 
NSF/NCAR C-130 NASA P-3 NASA King Air

 

Tethered
Balloon
Mobile
Lab

Visit three research aircraft - NSF/NCAR C-130, NASA P-3, and NASA King Air - and ground-based research equipment involved in a study to understand summertime air quality along the Colorado Northern Front Range Metropolitan Area (NFRMA). 

These aircraft are flying laboratories fully equipped with scientists, remote sensors, and air sampling instrumentation and will be flying between 1,000 and 28,000 feet from 16 July - 16 August, 2014.

  • Get on board and explore the research aircraft
  • Learn about instruments used to study air quality including a mobile lab and a tethered balloon
  • Talk with project scientists from NCAR, NASA, CDPHE, NOAA, EPA, OzoneAware, and other agencies and universities

For safety reasons, please only bring children 6+ years old, and no more than 3 children per adult, and wear close-toed shoes.

>> Printable PDF of the Research Aircraft Public Open House flier

LOCATION & DIRECTIONS

NCAR/EOL Research Aviation Facility
10802 Airport Ct* • Broomfield, CO 80021
*Please note this not the main RMMA entrance, it is off of W 120th Ave.

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