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Month: September 2019

Scientific Aviation Completes Its First Project in Europe

It was nearly a month ago now that N728VM touched down in Bergen, Norway with Steve Conley at the helm to embark on our first European project. For five long days before that, Steve piloted his airplane (the newest in our fleet of four Mooneys) the 4300 nautical miles from the foothills of Boulder, Colorado…
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Good-bye Norway. Hello Romania!

by Steve Conley After 26 days in-country, the Norway project is complete. Note to self– Don’t schedule projects in the rainiest city in Europe (Bergen, Norway) during the rainiest season of the year (Fall).  If you do, you might find yourself hiking in the rain because you just can’t fly.  On the bright side, I…
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Bound for a Land Down Under

As the latest installment in a series of scientific pursuits across the globe, Scientific Aviation is taking to the skies of Australia. Chelsea Stockwell, lead drone scientist, will use our drones outfitted with in-situ analyzers to measure methane emissions at energy production facilities. Australia ranks third in the world for contributions to global carbon emissions,…
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A Small Airplane Makes a Long Journey Across the Atlantic for the Sake of Methane

By Chelsea Thompson and Peggy Mullin From the Arctic tundra to the tropics of Mexico, from Los Angeles to Long Island, Stephen Conley and the pilots and scientists at Scientific Aviation have tracked and measured air pollution throughout North America using their fleet of light aircraft. For the last ten years, Scientific Aviation has filled…
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