The new High Altitude and LOng Range Research Aircraft (HALO) research aircraft heralds a new chapter in the history of German atmospheric research and Earth observation. HALO is based on a Gulfstream G 550 ultra long range business jet.
The primary objective of DLR aerospace research activities is to enhance the competitiveness of Germany and Europe's aerospace and air transport industries and to achieve governmental and societal objectives. In addition to fundamental research work, DLR is primarily concerned with applied aerospace research and development.
Ten aircraft and two helicopters are used by the German Aerospace Center (DLR). Here, information about modifications, technical data and applications of the research aircraft and helicopters is presented clearly.
In the dossier you will find all Information about the rebuild of the first aircraft in the history at a glance.