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ER-2 - AFRC #809 07/26/21

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Flight Number: 
21-9060
Payload Configuration: 
AWAS, DPOPS, HAL, HWV, HUPCRS, ROZE, CAFÉ, CANOE, WI-ICOS, MMS, PALMS, UCATS, AVS Camera
Nav Data Collected: 
Yes
Total Flight Time: 
6.3 hours
Comments: 
This was the fourth science flight from SLN for the DCOTSS campaign. Take off occurred 1023 local. Ground ops went very well which allowed an early takeoff. Initial climb out FL550; instrument panel was good; performed “NASCAR” racetracks. Light chop at FL520, otherwise no turbulence. Lots of cumulus clouds. Delayed landing for thunderstorm over the airfield. Slight 60 second mist on 3-mile final. Landed 1641 local. Gary Toroni was the pilot.
Flight Segments: 
From:SLNTo:SLN
Date:07/26/21
Flight Time:6.3 hours
Log Number:212002PI:Kenneth Bowman
Funding Source:Barry Lefer - NASA - SMD - ESD Earth Venture Suborbital-3 Program
Purpose of Flight:Science
Miles Flown:1952 miles
Flight Hour Summary: 
212002
Flight Hours Approved in SOFRS166
Total Used97.5
Total Remaining68.5
212002 Flight Reports
Date Flt # Purpose of Flight Duration Running Total Hours Remaining Miles Flown
06/09/2121-9046Check4.14.1161.91268
06/14/2121-9047Check3.87.9158.10
06/17/2121-9048Science6.214.1151.90
07/12/2121-9056Transit3.217.3148.70
07/16/2121-9057Science825.3140.72883
07/20/2121-9058Science7.232.5133.52400
07/23/2121-9059Science6.739.2126.82294
07/26/2121-9060Science6.345.5120.51952
07/29/2121-9061Science7.653.1112.92628
08/02/2121-9062Science6.759.8106.22670
08/06/2121-9065Science5.765.5100.52271
08/10/2121-9066Science7.773.292.82542
08/14/2121-9067Science780.285.82564
08/17/2121-9068Science6.887792275
08/19/2121-9069Science7.194.171.92373
08/23/2121-9070Transit3.497.568.50

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Related Science Report: 

DCOTSS - ER-2 - AFRC #809 07/26/21 Science Report

Mission: 
DCOTSS
Mission Summary: 

Research flight 4