A unique airborne research facility in France

A lab for airborne experiments

Highly specialized skills

A European structure


SAFIRE is the French leading facility for airborne research based in Toulouse, France. We provide opportunities to deliver state-of-art flying laboratories within our Falcon 20, Piper Aztec and ATR 42. Our team at SAFIRE has unique expertise to support environmental and climatic science missions, satellite validation as well as R&D in aeronautics. Our public research facility is an infrastructure of the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), the French meteorological service (Météo-France) and the French space agency (CNES). SAFIRE provides technological excellence with our selection of airborne equipment and the capabilities of our staff in order to perform meticulously planned flight missions for various research activities and industrial projects.

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