FIREX-AQ: Successful 1st test flight with new instruments


On 15 July 2019, the NASA DC-8 took off for the first FIREX-AQ test flight. Max Dollner from the UniVie CARE-team operated the new instrumentation successfully on board.

The University of Vienna participates as "CARE"-team (Cloud Aerosol and Refractive Index Experiment) with two wing probes and one cabin instrument, principal investigator Bernadett Weinzierl.

Read more about the campaign on the FIREX-AQ blog.

© (flight pattern of test flight #1)
© (flight pattern of test flight #1)
© NASA/FIREX-AQ ESPO (NASA DC-8 with both CARE-probes mounted under right wingtip)