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Vue en vol devant les Pyrénées de l’ATR 42 de Safire

In-flight view, in front of the Pyrenees, of the ATR 42 belonging to Safire, the French facility for airborne research. The ATR 42 is a plane that has been specially modified for scientific use. It is perfect for taking measurements in the middle troposphere, including measurements relating to chemistry, remote sensing, microphysics and turbulence. Safire is a unit dedicated to climatic and environmental research, satellite validation and aeronautical development. It uses planes for the benefit of scientific research as part of experimental campaigns.

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