Cranfield is an exclusively postgraduate university that is a global leader for education and transformational research in technology and management. Within Cranfield University, the National Flying Laboratory Centre (NFLC) operates 4 aircraft for teaching and research purposes. The National Flying Laboratory Centre (NFLC) operates 4 aircraft based at Cranfield Airport. Three of these aircraft are owned by Cranfield University and are available on an ad-hoc basis for research purposes. The aircraft are a Jetstream 31, a Scottish Aviation Bulldog and a Slingsby T67M260 Firefly.