2013-08-21

WFF UPDATE (all times EDT):

 

AV-6 Goals:

Thursday Aug 22:  Engine nozzle change & engine run

Friday Aug 23: 

0800-1100 Instrument Preflight for Sat flight

1200-1400 Aircraft Preflight

1300 Science Flight #1 Debrief

Saturday Aug 24:  Science Flight #2 

 

AV-1 Goals:

Thursday Aug 22: 

1100-1400 Instrument Access, Power On

Friday Aug 23:  No planned operations

Saturday Aug 24: 

0900-1200 Instrument Preflight for Sun flight

1300-1500 Aircraft Preflight

 

Science Team:

Thursday Aug 22:

0830 and 2030 Forecast briefings

Friday Aug 23:

0830 and 2030 Forecast briefings

1000 Computer Scans

1530 COMSEC Brief

Saturday Aug 24:

0830 and 2030 Forecast briefings

 

 

2013-08-20

WFF UPDATE (all times EDT):


AV-6 Goals:

Wednesday Aug 21: 

1000 Landing Science Flight #1

1400-1700 Instrument access

Thursday Aug 22:  Engine nozzle change

 

AV-1 Goals:

Wednesday Aug 21:

1100-1400 Instrument Access, Power-On

Thursday Aug 22:  No planned operations

 

Science Team:

Wednesday Aug 21:

0830 and 2030 Forecast briefings

Thursday Aug 22:

0830 and 2030 Forecast briefings

2013-08-19

WFF UPDATE (all times EDT):
AV-6 Goals:
Tuesday Aug 20: Science Flight #1
0530 PIs staff GHOC-E
0545 Engine Start
0700 Take off
Wednesday Aug 21:
0800 Landing
1200-1500 Instrument access
1500 Begin engine nozzle change
 
AV-1 Goals:
Tuesday Aug 20:  No planned operations
Wednesday Aug 21:
0900-1200 Instrument Access, Power-On
 
Science Team:
Tuesday Aug 20:  
0830 and 2030 Forecast briefings 
1530 COMSEC Brief
Wednesday Aug 21:
0830 and 2030 Forecast briefings

2013-08-16

DFRC UPDATE (PDT):

AV-6 Completed:

Truck Shipment to WFF sent

 

WFF UPDATE (EDT):

AV-6 Completed:

Ferry to WFF

AV-6 Goals:

Saturday Aug 17: 

AV-6 Instrument Post-Flight (0800-1100)

AV-6 KU testing (PI's not required)

Sunday Aug 18:

Ground Crew Down Day 

Monday Aug 19:

Preflight est: 8-10am

AV-1 Goals:

Saturday Aug 17: 

Any aircraft access must be pre-coordinated with ESPO

AV-1 KU testing (PI's not required)

Sunday Aug 18:

Ground Crew Down Day 

Monday Aug 19:

Limited aircraft access (no power) 8-10am 

Tuesday Aug 20:

Possible Preflight est. 9-11am 

Science Team:

Saturday Aug 17: 

Forecast briefings at 0830 and 2030 EDT

Sunday Aug 18: 

Forecast briefings at 0830 and 2030 EDT

Flight Plan for Tuesday flight 

Monday Aug 19:

Forecast briefings at 0830 and 2030 EDT

COMSEC Brief 1530

Tuesday Aug 20:

Forecast briefings at 0830 and 2030 EDT 

COMSEC Brief 1530

2013-08-15

Dry Run continues daily through 08/16 (this Friday) at 0800 PDT/1100 EDT

On Saturday we commence regular Forecast briefings at 0830 and 2030 EDT

 

DFRC UPDATE (PDT):

AV-6 Goals:

Thursday Aug 15:  

AV-6 Ferry

1700 Engine Start

1800 Take Off

Shipping - Coordinate with Dave Jordan on details

Friday August 16: truck shipment departs

 

WFF UPDATE (EDT):

AV-6 Goals:

Thursday Aug 15: 

AV-6 Ferry

1930  PIs take places in GHOC – E 

2000 Engine Start     

2100 Take Off

Friday Aug 16:

AV-6 Ferry

0700 Landing

1000 Comsec training

Saturday Aug 17: 

AV-6 Instrument Post-Flight (0800-1100)

AV-6 KU testing (PI's not required)

AV-1 Goals:

Saturday Aug 17: 

AV-1 KU testing (PI's not required)

2013-08-14

Dry Run continues daily through 08/16 (this Friday) at 0800 PDT/1100 EDT

On Saturday we commence regular Forecast briefings at 0830 and 2030 EDT

 

DFRC UPDATE (PDT):

AV-6 Goals:

Pending: Nose camera lens installation and checkout

Thursday Aug 15:  

AV-6 Ferry

1700 Engine Start

1800 Take Off

Shipping - Coordinate with Dave Jordan on details

Friday August 16: truck shipment departs

 

WFF UPDATE (EDT):

AV-6 Goals:

Pending: Nose camera lens installation and checkout

Thursday Aug 15: 

AV-6 Ferry 

On site PIs check in with ESPO (757-824-7000) between 1300-1600

1930  PIs take places in GHOC – E 

2000 Engine Start     

2100 Take Off

Friday Aug 16:

AV-6 Ferry

0730 Landing

1000 Comsec training

Saturday Aug 17: 

AV-6 Instrument Post-Flight (0800-1100)

AV-1 Goals:

Thursday Aug 15: 

AV-1 PI Access/Post-flight (0800 - 1000)

Saturday Aug 17:  

AV-1 KU testing (PI's not required)

2013-08-13

Dry Run continues daily through 08/16 (this Friday) at 0800 PDT/1100 EDT

 

DFRC UPDATE (PDT):

AV-6 Goals:

Pending: Nose camera lens installation and checkout

AV-1 Goals:

Tuesday Aug 13:  AV-1 Ferry

1700 Engine Start

1800 Take Off

Wednesday Aug 14:  

AV6 Instrument Access for preflight (1000-1300)

Aircraft preflight

AV-1 PI's coordinate shipping details with Dave Jordan by noon Wednesday

Thursday Aug 15:  truck staging and AV-6 Ferry

1700 Engine Start

1800 Take Off

Friday August 16: truck shipment departs

 

WFF UPDATE (EDT):

AV-6 Goals:

Pending: Nose camera lens installation and checkout

AV-1 Goals:

Tuesday Aug 13:  AV-1 Ferry

1930  PIs take places in GHOC – E

2000 Engine Start

2100 Take Off

Wednesday Aug 14

PIs must have a rep in GHOC-E at least 2 hrs prior to landing

(track on MTS to be aware of an early landing if it occurs)

0700 Landing 

TBD Instrument Access

1000 COMSEC brief (if landing is after 1000 briefing will be 1300)

Thursday Aug 15: AV-6 Ferry 

On site PIs check in with ESPO (757-824-7000) between 1300-1600

1930  PIs take places in GHOC – E 

2000 Engine Start     

2100 Take Off

Friday Aug 16:

0700 Landing

PIs must have a rep in GHOC-E at least 2 hrs prior to landing

(track on MTS to be aware of an early landing if it occurs)

TBD Instrument Access

Possible COMSEC brief

2013-08-12

Dry Run continues daily until 08/16 at 0800 PDT/1100 EDT

 

DFRC UPDATE (PDT):

AV-6 Goals:

Pending: Nose camera lens installation and checkout

AV-1 Goals:

Monday Aug 12:  

AV1 Instrument Access for preflight (1000-1300)

AV-1 Aircraft preflight

Tuesday Aug 13:  AV-1 Ferry

1800 Engine Start

1900 Take Off

Wednesday Aug 14:  

AV6 Instrument Access for preflight (1000-1300)

Aircraft preflight

Thursday Aug 15:  AV-6 Ferry

1800 Engine Start

1900 Take Off

 

WFF UPDATE (EDT):

AV-6 Goals:

Pending: Nose camera lens installation and checkout

AV-1 Goals:

Monday Aug 12: No instrument PI activities

Orientation and safety brief for new arrivals.

Tuesday Aug 13:  AV-1 Ferry

1100 Daily Dry Run and Weather Brief - for WFF Wednesday Landing Weather

On site PIs check in with ESPO (757-824-7000) between 1300-1600

2030  PIs take places in GHOC – E

2100 Engine Start

2200 Take Off

Wednesday Aug 14

PIs must have a rep in GHOC-E at least 2 hrs prior to landing

(track on MTS to be aware of an early landing if it occurs)

0800 Landing 

TBD Instrument Access

Possible COMSEC brief

Thursday Aug 15: AV-6 Ferry 

On site PIs check in with ESPO (757-824-7000) between 1300-1600

2030  PIs take places in GHOC – E 

2100 Engine Start     

2200 Take Off

Friday Aug 16:

0800 Landing

PIs must have a rep in GHOC-E at least 2 hrs prior to landing

(track on MTS to be aware of an early landing if it occurs)

TBD Instrument Access

Possible COMSEC brief

2013-08-09

A quote from an instrument team member late for a deadline…."My biggest mistake was not reading the POD."

 

DFRC UPDATE:

AV-6 Goals:

Pending: Nose camera lens installation and checkout

AV-1 Completed:

Friday Aug 9:  Instrument Postflight

AV-1 Goals:

Saturday Aug 10:  No PI activities

Sunday Aug 11:  Hard down Day

TENTATIVE PLAN FOR NEXT WEEK

Monday Aug 12:  

AV1 Instrument Access for preflight (1000-1300)

AV-1 Aircraft preflight

Tuesday Aug 13:  AV-1 Ferry

1800 Engine Start

1900 Take Off

Wednesday Aug 14:  

AV6 Instrument Access for preflight (1000-1300)

Aircraft preflight

Thursday Aug 15:  AV-6 Ferry

1800 Engine Start

1900 Take Off

 

WFF UPDATE:

Mission Readiness Review Complete

AV-6 Completed:

AV-6 PI shipment arrived

AV-6 Goals:

Pending: Nose camera lens installation and checkout

AV-1 Goals:

Saturday Aug 10:  No PI activities.

Sunday Aug 11:  Hard down Day

TENTATIVE PLAN FOR NEXT WEEK

Monday Aug 12: No PI activities

Tuesday Aug 13:  AV-1 Ferry

On site PIs check in with ESPO (757-824-7000) between 1300-1600

2030  PIs take places in GHOC – E

2100 Engine Start

 2200 Take Off

Wednesday Aug 14

 0600 PIs must have a rep in GHOC-E

0800 Landing

 TBD Instrument Access

Possible COMSEC brief

Thursday Aug 15: AV-6 Ferry

 On site PIs check in with ESPO (757-824-7000) between 1300-1600

2030  PIs take places in GHOC – E 

2100 Engine Start    

 2200 Take Off

Friday Aug 16:

0800 Landing

0600 PIs must have a rep in GHOC-E

TBD Instrument Access

Possible COMSEC brief

2013-08-08

DFRC UPDATE:

AV-6 Goals:

Pending: Nose camera lens installation and checkout

AV-1 Completed:

Instrument Range Flight

AV-1 Goals:

Pending: Nose camera lens installation and checkout

Friday Aug 9:  Instrument Access for Postflight and, if desired, ferry

post/preflight (1000-1400)

Possible PI shipment to WFF. Contact Dave Jordan in hangar 4840, extension 2050.

Saturday Aug 10:  No PI activities.

Sunday Aug 11:  Hard down Day

TENTATIVE PLAN FOR NEXT WEEK

Monday Aug 12:  AV1 Instrument Access for preflight (1000-1300)

AV-1 Aircraft preflight

Tuesday Aug 13:  AV-1 Ferry

1800 Engine Start

1900 Take Off

Wednesday Aug 14:  AV6 Instrument Access for preflight (1000-1300)

Aircraft preflight

Thursday Aug 15:  AV-6 Ferry

1800 Engine Start

1900 Take Off

 

WFF UPDATE:

AV-6 Goals:

Pending: Nose camera lens installation and checkout

AV-1 Completed:

Instrument Range Flight

AV-1 Goals:

Pending: Nose camera lens installation and checkout

Friday Aug 9: Pis not required at WFF

Saturday Aug 10:  No PI activities.

Sunday Aug 11:  Hard down Day

TENTATIVE PLAN FOR NEXT WEEK

Monday Aug 12: No PI activities

Tuesday Aug 13:  AV-1 Ferry

2030  Pis take places in GHOC - E

2100 Engine Start

 2200 Take Off

Wednesday Aug 14: No PI activities

 0800 Landing

 TBD Instrument Access

Thursday Aug 15: AV-6 Ferry

 2030  Pis take places in GHOC - E

 2100 Engine Start    

 2200 Take Off

Friday Aug 16:

0800 Landing

TBD Instrument Access

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