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B200 - LARC 11/30/21

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Flight Number: 
ACTIVATE 5 Research Flt 94
Payload Configuration: 
ACTIVATE
Nav Data Collected: 
Yes
Total Flight Time: 
3.5 hours
Flight Segments: 
From:KLFITo:KLFI
Start:11/30/21 16:24 Z Finish:11/30/21 19:56 Z
Flight Time:3.5 hours
Log Number:22B003PI:Armin Sorooshian
Funding Source:Barry Lefer - NASA - SMD - ESD Earth Venture Suborbital-3 Program
Purpose of Flight:Science
Miles Flown:720 miles
Comments:1st Research flight of Campaign 5, 3.5 hours flown; KLFI-ECG-OXANA-LSIER-(3243N7138W)-LSIER-OXANA-ECG-KLFI. Taxi out with HU-25, held for landing traffic after HU25 departed. ATC held us at 4000' and runway heading longer than normal after departure. Forward FOD door only with assist by researcher. Direct ECG and up to FL240. ATC longer than normal hold at FL240 by Giant Killer, until well out over the ocean. Relay ATC comms for HU25 (they ended up going Due Regard). Continued climb to FL280 and proceeded with flight plan. Coordinated a 5 min extension past LSIER to lat/long. HF comm required beyond LSIER. Dropsondes dropped as planned along route. On return maintained FL280 until just short of ECG. Performed uneventful RTB and ILS approach for KLFI runway 26. All aircraft systems performed nominally. Aircraft position coordination acceptable throughout flight, with B200 behind at TO, passing HU eastbound with strong tailwind, then being passed by HU westbound due to headwinds. Aircraft ready for next research flight planned on 12/1/2021. Crew was Coldsnow, Wusk, and Harper.
Flight Hour Summary: 
22B003
Flight Hours Approved in SOFRS290
Total Used55.9
Total Remaining234.1
22B003 Flight Reports
Date Flt # Purpose of Flight Duration Running Total Hours Remaining Miles Flown
11/19/21ACTIVATE 5 ICF#1Science1.41.4288.6180
11/19/21ACTIVATE 5 ICF#2Science1.73.1286.9220
11/30/21ACTIVATE 5 Research Flt 94Science3.56.6283.4720
12/01/21ACTIVATE 5 Research Flt 95Science3.510.1279.9720
12/07/21ACTIVATE 5 Research Flt 96Science3.513.6276.4712
12/09/21ACTIVATE 5 Research Flt 97Science3.517.1272.9698
12/09/21ACTIVATE 5 Research Flt 98Science3.520.6269.4684
12/10/21ACTIVATE 5 Research Flt 99Science3.323.9266.1700
01/11/22ACTIVATE 5 Research Flt 100 and 101Science3.627.5262.5705
01/11/22ACTIVATE 5 Research Flt 100 and 101Science3.631.1258.9710
01/12/22ACTIVATE 5 Research Flt 102 and 103Science3.334.4255.6705
01/12/22ACTIVATE 5 Research Flt 102 and 103Science3.437.8252.2747
01/15/22ACTIVATE 5 Research Flt 104Science3.741.5248.5740
01/18/22ACTIVATE 5 Research Flt 105/106Science3.745.2244.8715
01/18/22ACTIVATE 5 Research Flt 105/106Science3.849241706
01/19/22ACTIVATE 5 Research Flt 107/108Science3.552.5237.5714
01/19/22ACTIVATE 5 Research Flt 107/108Science3.455.9234.1720

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