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SIERRA 10/17/12

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Flight Number: 
Payload Configuration: 
Galileo HSI
Nav Data Collected: 
Total Flight Time: 
4.2 hours
Flight Segments: 
Start:10/17/12 12:19 Z Finish:10/17/12 16:26 Z
Flight Time:4.2 hours
Log Number:12R018PI:Stanley Herwitz
Funding Source:Bruce Tagg - NASA - SMD - ESD Airborne Science Program
Purpose of Flight:Science
Comments:Multiple grid patterns were flown at 3000' MSL with 300m flight line spacing over the seagrass and coral sites. Key West Approach performed a very effective see and avoid role in advising general aviation traffic of the presence of SIERRA. The early morining skies gave way to increasing clouds later which reduced data quality. The aircraft and its systems performed without issue. There were delays in landing as this is a very highly utilized military airfield. KW ATC was very accommodating in squeezing us inbetween arrivals of fighters at the end of our mission.
Flight Hour Summary: 
Flight Hours Approved in SOFRS192
Flight Hours Previously Approved 175.73
Total Used16.270
Total Remaining 175.73
12R018 Flight Reports
Date Flt # Purpose of Flight Duration Running Total Hours Remaining Miles Flown

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