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B-200 (UC-12B) - LARC 12/18/13

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Flight Number: 
SLAP R004
Payload Configuration: 
SLAP - Scanning L-Band Active Passive
Nav Data Collected: 
Yes
Total Flight Time: 
3.7 hours
Flight Segments: 
From:KLFITo:KESN
Start:12/18/13 14:34 Z Finish:12/18/13 18:15 Z
Flight Time:3.7 hours
Log Number:14B003PI:Edward Kim
Funding Source:Jared Entin - NASA - SMD - ESD Hydrology Program
Purpose of Flight:Science
Comments:SLAP Research flight #4 conducted to cover the same ground tracks and altitudes as the previous flight day to document differences in ground returns. Strong gusty winds at 2000 ft AGL created more than desired attitude variations but data was collected over the entire planned tracks. Bouy calibrations over the Delaware Bay bouy (SJSN4) were performed with the antenna aimed and fixed in the nadir direction before and after the flight lines at 35 degrees AOB and 40 degrees AOB respectively. Three 50 NM legs, followed by four 35 NM legs and finally a 50 NM leg were completed sequentially from north to south over the instrumented ground truth collection area. Aircraft proceeded to Easton MD Municipal airport to refuel and rebrief.
Flight Hour Summary: 
14B003
Flight Hours Approved in SOFRS35.5
Total Used20.3
Total Remaining15.2
14B003 Flight Reports
Date Flt # Purpose of Flight Duration Running Total Hours Remaining Miles Flown
11/25/13SLAP CFPCheck2.42.433.1
11/25/13SLAP CFPCheck1.23.631.9
11/25/13SLAP CFPCheck0.64.231.3
12/02/13SLAP ICF#1Check2.56.728.8
12/03/13SLAP ICF#2Check2.3926.5
12/16/13SLAP R 003Science4.313.322.2
12/18/13SLAP R004Science3.71718.5
12/18/13SLAP R005Science3.320.315.2

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