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Genghis the Engineer
13th Feb 2018, 14:45
So far as I can tell, this week is the 100th anniversary of formally constituted atmospheric research flying in aeroplanes.

The first Royal Air Force Meteorological Flight (1918/1919): Part 1 - Booth - 2010 - Weather - Wiley Online Library (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/wea.528/pdf)

Much of it goes on nowadays of course, and the present British organisation, FAAM, seems to be continuing the tradition extremely competently. But it's interesting to see how it all started.


14th Feb 2018, 12:32
This is great to see, I am hoping to keep in touch with such topics. I know more people at Boscombe than Cranfield, though the latter may have a better chance for a short course.