2014-09-28

Overview: AV-6 took off at 0719 EDT for science flight #10. The flight is scheduled for a 25-hour duration to the main development region.

 

 AV-6 will transit to AFRC on Tuesday with plans to due an intercomparison flight with the G-IV.

 

Mon Sep 29

WFF (EDT)

-  0830 AV-6 Land (estimated)

-  1000 Postflight / Preflight

 

Tue Sep 30

WFF (EDT)

-  0615 Staff GHOCE

-  0645 AV-6 Engine Start

-  0730 AV-6 Takeoff 


2014-09-27

Overview: Todays flight was cancelled due to an issue with the aircrafts GPS Keys. Further testing will continue this evening, an email will be sent out alerting everyone the status of the aircraft.

 

 If AV-6 flies tomorrow transit to AFRC will be Tuesday or Wednesday depending on weather.

 

 

 

Sun Sep 28

WFF (EDT)

-  0615 Staff GHOCE

-  0645 AV-6 Engine Start

-  0730 AV-6 Takeoff

-  0800 Forecast Briefing (S115)

 

Mon Sep 29

WFF (EDT)

-  0800 Forecast Briefing (S115)

-  0830 AV-6 Land

-  1000 Postflight / Preflight 


2014-09-25

Overview:  AV-6 Science Flight #10 is planned for Saturday with a 25 hour duration. It will follow the same track as flight #9 and will drop 62 sondes.

 

The current plan has AV-6 transiting to AFRC on Monday or Tuesday.

 

 

 

Fri Sep 26

WFF (EDT)

-  No Fly Day / Aircraft Maintenance

-  0800 Forecast Briefing (S115)

 

 

 

Sat Sep 27

WFF (EDT)

-  0615 Staff GHOCE

-  0645 AV-6 Engine Start

-  0730 AV-6 Takeoff

-  0800 Forecast Briefing (S115)

2014-09-24

Overview:  AV-6 Science Flight #10 is planned for 0730 on Saturday with a 25 hour duration. It will follow the same track as flight #9 and will drop 62 sondes.

 

Options for AV-6 transiting to AFRC are Monday or Tuesday.

 

 

 Thu Sep 25

WFF (EDT)

-  Crew Down Day

-  0800 Forecast Briefing (S115)

-  Evening forecast briefs cancelled for remainder of mission

 

 

Fri Sep 26

WFF (EDT)

-  No Fly Day / Aircraft Maitenance

-  0800 Forecast Briefing (S115)


2014-09-23

Overview:  AV-6 Science Flight #9 returned to Wallops this morning after a 24.5 hour flight.

 

Friday is the next possible flight day due to forecasted local weather.

 

 

Wed Sep 24

WFF (EDT)

-  0800 Forecast Briefing (S115)

-  0930 COMSEC Brief (S115)

-  1400-1600 Aircraft Instrument Access

-  1930 Forecast Briefing (S115)

 

 

Thu Sep 25

WFF (EDT)

-  0800 Forecast Briefing (S115)

-  1930 Forecast Briefing (S115)

 


2014-09-22

Overview:  AV-6 Science Flight #9 is currently flying and is scheduled to land at 0730 EDT tomorrow.

 

Thursday is the next possible flight day.

 

 

Tue Sep 23 (Science Flight #9)

WFF (EDT)

-  0730 AV-6 Land

-  0800 Forecast Briefing (S115)

-  0930 COMSEC brief (S115)

-  1000 Postflight / Preflight

-  1130 Science Flight #9 Debrief (S115)

-  1930 Forecast Briefing (S115)

 

 

Wed Sep 24

WFF (EDT)

-  0800 Forecast Briefing (S115)

-  1930 Forecast Briefing (S115)

2014-09-21

Overview:  AV-6 Science Flight #9 is scheduled to takeoff at 0700 tomorrow for a planned 25-hr flight.

 

 

Mon Sep 22 (Science Flight #9)

WFF (EDT)

-  0545 Staff GHOCE

-  0615 AV-6 Engine Start

-  0700 AV-6 Takeoff

-  0800 Forecast Briefing (S115)

-  1930 Forecast Briefing (S115)

 

Tue Sep 23

WFF (EDT)

-  0800 AV-6 Land

-  0800 Forecast Briefing (S115)

-  1030 Postflight / Preflight

-  1930 Forecast Briefing (S115)

2014-09-19

The next possible flight will be Monday. The flight is planned for a 25 hour duration with a nominal takeoff of 0700.

 

There will be no weather briefing this evening.

 

Sat Sep 20

WFF (EDT)

-  Crew down day

-  0800 Forecast Briefing (S115)

-  1930 Forecast Briefing (S115)

 

Sun Sep 21

WFF (EDT)

-  No Instrument Access

-  0800 Forecast Briefing (S115)

-  1930 Forecast Briefing (S115)


2014-09-18

Overview:  AV-6 Science Flight #8 is currently flying and is scheduled to land at 0700 EDT tomorrow.

 

Sunday is the next possible flight day.

 

 

Fri Sep 19 (Science Flight #8)

WFF (EDT)

-  0700 AV-6 Land

-  0800 Forecast Briefing (S115)

-  0930 Postflight / Preflight

-  1030 Science Flight #8 Debrief (S115)

-  1930 Forecast Briefing (S115)

 

 

Sat Sep 20

WFF (EDT)

-  Down day for aircraft crew

-  0800 Forecast Briefing (S115)

-  1930 Forecast Briefing (S115)

2014-09-17

Overview:  AV-6 Science Flight #7 returned after an extremely successful flight over Edouard.

 

Tomorrow’s flight is planned for 24 hours with a nominal takeoff of 0700.

 

Thu Sep 18 (Science Flight #8)

WFF (EDT)

-  0545 Staff GHOCE

-  0615 AV-6 Engine Start

-  0700 AV-6 Takeoff

-  0800 Forecast Briefing (S115)

-  0930 COMSEC brief (S115)

-  1930 Forecast Briefing (S115)

 

Fri Sep 19

WFF (EDT)

-  0700 AV-6 Land

-  0800 Forecast Briefing (S115)

-  0930 Postflight / Preflight

-  1930 Forecast Briefing (S115)

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