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Montevideo, May 24th 2022 - 01:48 UTC

Tag: Dash-7

  • Tuesday, December 21st 2021 - 09:17 UTC

    BAS 2021/22 Antarctic summer field season underway; Rothera/Falklands air link twice a week

    The Dash 7 aircraft is flying from the Falkland Islands to Rothera twice a week, transporting scientists and support staff to the station

    Science and support teams from British Antarctic Survey (BAS) are gearing up for the start of the Antarctic summer field season. All five BAS research stations will be open and undertaking essential science research after a year’s break caused by Covid-19 last season. This will be another challenging season with ongoing Covid-19 protocols to maintain safety for our staff and collaborators.

  • Friday, October 1st 2021 - 09:12 UTC

    FIG and BAS work together on forthcoming Antarctic summer research season

    Professor Dame Jane Francis FRS, BAS Director said: “We are very pleased that the Falkland Islands is our travel gateway to Antarctica for our summer 2021/22 field season”

    Despite the global pandemic, the strong strategic relationship between the Falkland Islands Government (FIG) and British Antarctic Survey (BAS) has gone from strength to strength. Following the success of the previous austral summer research season, the Falkland Islands is once again positioned to be the gateway for exciting and important Antarctic science over the next six to nine months.

  • Friday, May 1st 2020 - 07:18 UTC

    Falklands: Stanley airport again winter home for BAS aircraft

    The Dash-7  will be initially based in Stanley airport for the winter and will provide support to BAS personnel wintering on Antarctic bases.

    Aeroplane spotters in the Falklands will once again have the opportunity to temporarily witness the once familiar sight of the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) Twin Otter sitting on the Stanley Airport tarmac.