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Aircraft Used in the MILAGRO Campaign

The MILAGRO scientists will use six different airplanes to study air pollution around Mexico City. Each plane will have different instruments onboard that will help scientists measure air pollution. They'll fly out of the city of Veracruz, a 45-minute flight east of Mexico City.

Here are pictures of the 6 MILAGRO airplanes:


the NSF/NCAR C-130


the DOE Gulfstream 1


the DOE/NASA King Air


the NASA J-31 and

NASA DC-8


The US Forest Service Twin Otter

Scientists will also use instruments on the ground during MILAGRO.

Last modified June 17, 2010 by Becca Hatheway.

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