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THE GLOBAL LEADER IN AIRBORNE RESEARCH

Making the world a better place, from the sky down



Robust, efficient, and cost-effective solutions for leak detection,
emissions quantification, and atmospheric research.

OPERATING THROUGHOUT NORTH AMERICA AND EUROPE

MULTI-LEVEL RESEARCH PLATFORMS

With our fleet of manned aircraft, UAVs, and a mobile laboratory, Scientific Aviation has you covered, from the surface to the sky.

APPLICATIONS FOR RESEARCH & INDUSTRY

Customized quad and hex copters outfitted with a lightweight, scientific payload

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This is what we do best

Scientific Aviation is leading the way in developing the latest methods and technologies in airborne atmospheric measurements. We are a proven and trusted provider for fast, accurate, and cost-effective solutions for leak detection, emissions quantification, air quality research, and more.

FAA CERTIFIED AIRCRAFT

All of our manned aircraft are fully FAA certified and approved for low-altitude flying.

EXPERTISE

We are a scientific measurement company designed and built by scientists with extensive experience in the research field.

ACCURATE RESULTS

Emissions quantification of regional and point-sources accurate to within 10 – 15%. 

RAPID TURNAROUND

Long analysis times can mean loss of assets and lost revenues. We can supply same-day results.

Our Clients

We work with federal, state, and local governments agencies, NGOs, universities, private industry, and international organizations

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS :
FREE FLIGHT HOURS FOR INNOVATIVE RESEARCH PROJECTS THROUGH SAFIRE

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News and Insights

California’s methane emissions investigated in new collaborative study

The results of a new Nature paper co-authored by Scientific Aviation CEO Steve Conley, PhD., reveal surprising truths about California’s methane emissions. Five emissions quantification campaigns were conducted from 2016[…]

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Yale Environment 360 Profiles Drone-Based Platform

In just a few short years, Colorado’s front range has emerged as the national hub for innovation in methane sensing technology. As a Boulder-based company, we are proud to be[…]

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Next Stop: Romania

All great science relies on collaboration. Whether it’s teamwork within your company or collaboration with groups from across the globe, scientific advancement hinges on people coming together with the mutual[…]

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Scientific Aviation is heading to Europe!

Scientific Aviation is embarking on an exciting new chapter as we take our operations overseas to Europe. In the coming months, SciAv scientists will work with UN Environment to quantify methane emissions from the energy sector from Norway, to Romania, and beyond. Follow along with us here and on social media as we takeoff on our journey across the Atlantic!

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