2019-08-21

Wednesday, 8/21 Accomplishments:
First Salina science flight (Oklahoma, Texas and Mississippi river valley)
Continuation of lab/office set up
A/C towed to hangar in a precautionary move (hail potential)

Thursday, 8/22 Plans:
Maintenance day
09:30    A/C access begins
11:00    Forecasting meeting
16:00    Severe weather briefing by Michelle Barkley (Salina County Emergency Management Director)
17:00    A/C access ends
17:00    Science meeting

2019-08-20

Tuesday, 8/20 Accomplishments:
Media Day and Open House (local legislators, media and upwards of 200 students visited)
Science team began unpacking and setting up
Office/lab space set up continued
Weather/Chem Briefing

Wednesday, 8/21 Plans:
0700     A/C access
0830     Pre-flight brief
0930    A/C Door closed
1000     DC-8 Takeoff
1100     Forecasting Discussion
1630     DC-8 Landing

If you need egress training be at the aircraft at 07:30!

If you will be returning to Palmdale after Salina don’t forget to make your hotel reservation from the Courtyard/Residence Inn room blocks

2019-08-19

Monday, 08/19 Accomplishments:
Truck from Boise with A/C unit, GPU and 20’ Conex arrived and unloaded
Dry Ice Salina delivery of dry ice
Airgas delivery of LN2 and compressed gases
Two FedEx semi-truck and trailers unloaded
Tables and chairs set up
DC-8 arrival 
All staged rental cars connected with renters

Tuesday, 8/20 Plans
09:00    Media Day begins with legislator briefings
09:00    A/C access begins
09:40    Legislator tour of A/C
10:40    Media tour of A/C
11:00    Open House begins (briefings, Q&A and tours)
13:00     Weather Briefing
18:00    A/C access ends

If you’re going to do work on the aircraft please, please, please do it early in the day.

2019-08-15

Thursday, August 15 Accomplishments
Successful science flight!
 
Friday, August 16 Tentative Plans
1200 Forecasting briefing and flight planning
1330 A/C Access
14:30 Pre-flight meeting
16:00 A/C Door closed
16:30 Take-off time

2019-08-14

Wednesday, August 14 Accomplishments
Instrument and A/C maintenance
 
Thursday, August 15 Plans
1000 Flight Planning Meeting
1400 A/C Access
15:30 Pre-flight meeting
16:30 A/C Door closed
1700 Take-off time

2019-08-13

Tuesday, 8/13 Accomplishments
Science flight completed!  Castle fire+ Grand Canyon
 
Wednesday, 8/14 Plans
1000 Flight planning/Forecasting Meeting
1000-1800 A/C Access
 
Thursday, 8/15 Plans
Possible flight

2019-08-12

Monday, 8/12 Accomplishments
Science flight completed!  Springs Fire + Grand Canyon!
 
Tuesday, 8/13 Plans
1000 Flight planning/Forecasting Meeting
1200 A/C Access
1330 Pre-flight meeting
1430 A/C Door closed
1500-1600 Take-off time span

2019-08-12

Monday, 8/12 Plans
1000 flight planning meeting
1200 A/C access begins 
1500 Takeoff (option to delay until 1600)
Flight details TBD

2019-08-10

Saturday, 8/10 Accomplishments
Maintenance day – Completed!
 
Sunday, 8/11 Plans
Down day. We will have a forecasting meeting at 10AM (Webex)
1000 Forecasting Meeting
 
Monday, 8/12 Plans
Potential flight day

2019-08-09

Friday, 8/9 Accomplishments
Maintenance day - completed
 
Saturday, 8/10 Plans
Maintenance day
1000 – 1800 Aircraft access
 1800  Science meeting

Sunday, 8/11 Plans
Hard down day

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