POLAR6 - Preparation for the test flight

Right now at the Muskoka Airport final preparations are underway for the NETCARE POLAR6 aircraft campaign. A team of people from AWI, Environment Canada, UofT, U of Mainz are preparing instruments for the test flight, which is scheduled for this Thursday June 26th. The hanger at Muskoka airport is a busy place. Here is a look at what we have been up to.

The POLAR6 undergoing final preparations for the test flight
The POLAR6 undergoing final preparations for the test flight
Equipment ready to be loaded for testing
Equipment ready to be loaded for testing

Researchers from U.Mainz and AWI carefully load their instruments
Researchers from U.Mainz and AWI carefully load their instruments
Megan with the SP-AMS on board
Megan with the SP-AMS on board

More photos and updates will follow as further equipement tests are completed, and during the test flight on Thursday.

 

-Megan Willis, NETCARE Graduate Student

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