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The M-55 Geophysica in the service of scientific research

Florence , Italy - The only stratospheric airplane in the world that is used in this sector

European consortium Geophysica made a mission in Burkina Faso called AMMA (African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analiysis), also joined by NASA, to understand the African monsoon's impact on the Central African climate. Several airplanes took part in the campaign, among which the M-55 Geophysica, that can reach 22 km of altitude and 10 m/s of speed, exploring low stratosphere and high troposphere above...

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