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SATURDAY 2 AUGUST 2014: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
NCAR RESEARCH AVIATION FACILITY @ ROCKY MOUNTAIN METROPOLITAN AIRPORT
Visit three research aircraft - NSF/NCAR C-130, NASA P-3, and NASA King Air - and ground-based research equipment involved in FRAPPÉ and DISCOVER-AQ, studying summertime air quality along the Colorado Northern Front Range Metropolitan Area (NFRMA).
These aircraft are flying laboratories fully equipped with scientists, remote sensors, and air sampling instrumentation and will be flying between 1,000 and 28,000 feet from 16 July - 16 August, 2014 along the urban corridor from Denver to Fort Collins.
For safety reasons, please only bring children 6+ years old, and no more than 3 children per adult, and wear close-toed shoes.