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B-200 (UC-12B) - LARC 05/20/14

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Flight Number: 
SLAP R 1406
Payload Configuration: 
SLAP - Scanning L-Band Active Passive
Nav Data Collected: 
No
Total Flight Time: 
1.5 hours
Flight Segments: 
From:KLFITo:KLFI
Start:05/20/14 13:40 Z Finish:05/20/14 15:10 Z
Flight Time:1.5 hours
Log Number:14B011PI:Edward Kim
Funding Source:Jared Entin - NASA - SMD - ESD Hydrology Program
Purpose of Flight:Science
Comments:One flight day. Plan was to fly 15 min legs over land at different altitudes between 2500 and 11,500' to check out the research radar operations. Crew was Kagey, Wusk, Faulkner, Wu. Took off VFR from LFI. Started radar once past LVL at 4500'. Radar worked which was a big milestone for the project. Worked several altitudes and completed some turns over Kerr lake to collect radar returns over water. Worked up to 11,500' over the water and over land headed back to LFI. Descended to 2500' on return leg for lower data over land. Researchers are requesting a flight over the NC mountains for tomorrow. If weather cooperates tomorrows flight may be the last research flight of this series. The team will off load the instrument on Friday.
Flight Hour Summary: 
14B011
Flight Hours Approved in SOFRS32
Total Used22.8
Total Remaining9.2
14B011 Flight Reports
Date Flt # Purpose of Flight Duration Running Total Hours Remaining Miles Flown
04/25/14SLAP ICF 1401Science1.11.130.9
05/02/14SLAP R 1402ABScience3.24.327.7
05/02/14SLAP R 1402ABScience1.25.526.5
05/05/14SLAP R 1403ABScience3.99.422.6
05/05/14SLAP R 1403ABScience1.61121
05/08/14SLAP R 1404Science1.212.219.8
05/09/14SLAP R 1405ABScience3.415.616.4
05/09/14SLAP R 1405ABScience1.41715
05/20/14SLAP R 1406Science1.518.513.5
05/21/14SLAP R 1407A/BScience4.322.89.2

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