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

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Flight Number: 
SLAP R005
Payload Configuration: 
SLAP - Scanning L-Band Active Passive
Nav Data Collected: 
Yes
Total Flight Time: 
3.3 hours
Flight Segments: 
From:KESNTo:KLFI
Start:12/18/13 19:05 Z Finish:12/18/13 22:23 Z
Flight Time:3.3 hours
Log Number:14B003 - Completed as of this flight.PI:Edward Kim
Funding Source:Jared Entin - NASA - SMD - ESD Hydrology Program
Purpose of Flight:Science
Comments:SLAP research flight #5 originated out of Easton MD Municipal airport and proceeded over the Delaware Bay bouy SJSN4 at 11,500 ft MSL for a fixed antenna nadir looking orbit at 35 degrees AOB. Eight east-west flightlines averaging 45 NM in length were completed in smooth air but strong wind conditions at 11,500 feet. During the transit back to KLFI, a second instrumented bouy overflight (bouy #44009)in W-386 was conducted followed by a 40 deg AOB orbit with the antenna beam fixed pointing to nadir. Uneventful transit back to KLFI for a full stop. This flight completed this phase of the Scanning L-Band Active Passive data collection with all flight science objectives met on schedule. Instrument will be downloaded tomorrow for return to GSFC.
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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