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FIREX-AQ Team in Boise, Idaho

FIREX-AQ 09/05/19 Mission Daily Schedule

Thursday, 9/6 Accomplishments:
Transit flight from Salina to Palmdale, A/C landed at 16:10

Friday, 9/7 Plans:
08:00-12:00    A/C access

FIREX-AQ 09/04/19 Mission Daily Schedule

Thursday, 9/5 Plans
09:30     A/C access
11:00     Preflight briefing
12:00     A/C door closed
12:30     Take-off (6 hr. flight) for transit to Palmdale
 
The plane will be towed into the hangar upon landing. There will be a lapse in power lasting 6-10 minutes.
Power/access will be provided in the hangar as needed.
 
Friday, 9/6, Plans – Palmdale
07:00     A/C access (w/ power)
11:00     A/C access ends
 
Other

FIREX-AQ 09/03/19 Mission Daily Schedule

Wednesday, 9/4 Plans
08:00     A/C access
13:00     All shipment items to the staging area
16:00     A/C access ends
16:00     Science meeting
 
Thursday, 9/5 Plans
09:30     A/C access
11:00     Preflight briefing
12:00     A/C door closed
12:30     Take-off (6 hr. flight)
 
The plane will be towed into the hangar upon landing. There will be a lapse in power lasting 6-10 minutes.
Power/access will be provided in the hangar as needed.
 

FIREX-AQ 09/02/19 Mission Daily Schedule

Monday, 9/2 Accomplishments
A/C and instrument maintenance
Packing has begun – thank you!
 
Tuesday, 9/3 Plans
08:00     A/C access
09:30     Preflight briefing
10:30     A/C door closed
11:00     Take-off (8 hr. flight)
 
Wednesday, 9/4 Plans
08:00     A/C access
11:00     Forecast meeting
13:00     All shipment items to the staging area
16:00     Science meeting

FIREX-AQ 08/31/19 Mission Daily Schedule

Saturday, 8/31 Accomplishments:
6th Salina Science Flight (20th) overall
  
Sunday, 9/1 Plans:
Hard Down Day
No forecast meeting
 
Monday, 9/2 Plans:
08:00     A/C Maintenance and No-power A/C access
10:00     Powered A/C access
11:00     Forecast/Flight Planning meeting
18:00     A/C closed
 
Monday is PACK DAY.

FIREX-AQ 08/30/19 Mission Daily Schedule

Friday, 8/30 Accomplishments:
5th Salina Science Flight (19th) overall
 
Saturday, 8/31 Plans:
09:30     A/C access
10:00     Forecast meeting (for today’s flight)
11:00     Preflight briefing
12:00     A/C door closed
12:30     Take-off (max. 7 hr. flight)
 
Sunday, 9/1 Plans:
Hard Down Day
No Forecast meeting

FIREX-AQ 08/29/19 Mission Daily Schedule

Thursday, 8/29 Accomplishments:
4th Salina Science Flight (18th) overall
 
Friday, 8/30 Plans:
07:00     A/C access
08:30     Preflight briefing
09:30     A/C door closed
10:00     Take-off (max. 9 hr. flight)
10:00     Forecasting/Flight Planning meeting
 
 

FIREX-AQ 08/28/19 Mission Daily Schedule

Outlook: Nearby grass fires on Thursday; southeastern fires on Friday.
 
Wednesday, 8/28 Accomplishments:
A/C and instrument maintenance
Flight Planning Meeting
Science Meeting
 
Thursday, 8/29 Plans:
09:00     A/C access
10:00     Forecasting/Flight Planning meeting
10:30     Preflight briefing
11:30     A/C door closed
12:00     Take-off (max. 7 hr. flight)
 

FIREX-AQ 08/27/19 Mission Daily Schedule

Tuesday, 8/27 Accomplishments:
A/C and instrument maintenance
Flight Planning Meeting
Science Meeting
Discussion of next week’s schedule
 
Wednesday, 8/28 Plans:
Maintenance day
08:00     A/C access
11:00     Flight Planning Meeting
16:00     A/C access ends
                Science Meeting

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