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DLR's research aircraft 'Falcon 20E' completes measurement flight successfully
Scientists from the German Aerospace Center (DLR) successfully completed a measurement flight of the volcanic ash cloud over Germany on 19 April 2010; the flight lasted more than three hours. DLR's 'Dassault Falcon 20E' flew from Oberpfaffenhofen to Leipzig, then via Hamburg to Bilthoven (Netherlands) and back to Oberpfaffenhofen via Stuttgart. DLR researchers have measured the volcanic ash cloud's height, coverage and composition.
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Last update: 22/04/2010 17:29:15