New Campaigns

Details of how to apply for use of the facility are contained in pdf FAAM User Application Procedures (230 KB) .

FAAM Application Forms (for Outline and Full proposals) are available here

If anything is unclear, please directly contact the FAAM Operations Manager, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Tel: 01234 754865

It will also be necessary for the PI to complete a document Directflight Questionnaire (77 KB) in consultation with FAAM and Directflight.

  • A campaign "kick-off" meeting is held to refine detailed requirements of all concerned.
  • FAAM will co-ordinate detachment requirements with those of user groups and other collaborators (all additional costs to be borne by user).
 

New Instruments

Applications for the installation of new instruments should be made using the FAAM Instrument Application Form.
Discuss preliminary plans with FAAM's Technical Manager, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., who will then advise on subsequent procedures.

Information on how to design, build and install an instrument can be found in the Technical section.

 

Apply for a New/Renew a Pass to fly (Airtask pass)

To fly on the FAAM aircraft you will have to apply for an Airtask pass. These rules are the same for everybody (Met Office, University etc.). The pass is valid for three years from issue.

You may also require a Cranfield Airfield pass to access the apron/aircraft without escort (after a safety briefing from Airtask). See below for details. Both applications should be sent together to Airtask. Full details under Aircraft Access Procedure (requires you to be logged in to the website).

For a New Pass

Please provide:

  • A completed version of this document ( pdf Airtask Pass Clearance Application July 2017 v6 (527 KB) ) which can be filled in electronically.
  • A formal letter on headed paper required from the named organisation confirming proof of employment or study with said organisation.
  • A photocopy of the personal details page of your passport
  • A passport;size photograph

To Renew a Pass

Please provide:

  • A completed version of this document ( pdf Airtask Pass Clearance Application July 2017 v6 (527 KB) ) which can be filled in electronically.
  • An updated formal letter on headed paper required from the named organisation confirming proof of continued employment or study with said organisation.
  • A photocopy of the personal details page of your passport
  • A passport size photograph

 

In either case send the completed form, letter, photo and passport electronically (email address is on the form) or in paper form to:

Izzy Hamilton
Airtask Ltd
Trent House
Cranfield Technology Park
University Way
Cranfield
Bedfordshire
MK43 0AN

She should email you when your pass has been created and is ready to collect from Airtask Operations in Building 146/detachment location.

 

Apply for a New/Renew a Cranfield Airport Pass (to access apron 2)

To access the aircraft on a flying day you will either have to be escorted or have to apply for a Cranfield Airport Airside Access pass. These rules are the same for everybody (Met Office, University etc.)

 

Airside Access form:  document Form 1 - Airside Access Card Application Form (00000003) - Basic info included (33 KB)

Airside Access Guide :  AOI 2 Cranfield Airside Access Guide

 

When you have completed the form send it to Izzy Hamilton, address above.