Campaign is over

Yesterday we completed our campaign with the 24th successful flight. HALO turned a 4,5 h round through Germany. Besides the important turbulence calibration of the nose boom (where the manoeuvers rendered some of the crew with pale faces), we sampled HALO’s own exhaust plume, this time without a visible contrail. A profile from the ground […]

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My flight day

Monday, 12 July 2021 I’m excited, today is my first flight on HALO during the CIRRUS-HL campaign. Actually it’s already the 13th flight of the campaign, so other operators (the scientific crew of the plane) have had a lot more stories to tell as of yet. But honestly, I’m not new to HALO whatsoever, because

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Good news: More time!

Good news for all teams and involved persons: The available time period for the CIRRUS-HL campaign has just been significantly extended. It was orignially planned that the campaign would need to end on 11th July, as the aircraft will leave for mandatory routine checks in Basel, Switzerland in summer. But as these checks seem to

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