2012-10-30

PreCST was successfully completed today! CST was not completed due to a few issues with Inmarsat and NASDAT that slowed our progress.

DFRC: All times PDT

Wednesday, 10/31
0800 Start CST
As soon as CST is complete, pre flight TN871 for a Thursday Range flight

Thursday, 11/1
Range flight (~4 hours)

Friday, 11/2
Back up for range flight

Saturday, 11/3
Preflight for Pacific Flight

Sunday, 11/4
Down day

Monday-Tuesday, 11/5-6
Pacific Flight

2012-10-29

DFRC: All times PDT

Tuesday, 10/30
0700-0900 Preflight for CST
1000-1300 PreCST
1300-1500 CST

Wednesday, 10/31
PreFlight for Range flight

Thursday, 11/1
Range flight (~4 hours)

Friday, 11/2
Back up for range flight

Saturday, 11/3
Preflight for Pacific Flight

Sunday, 11/4
Down day

Monday-Tuesday, 11/5-6
Pacific Flight

2012-10-11

WFF: All times EDT

Friday, 10/12
AV-6 transit to DFRC
0500 T-0 meeting
0545 Engine Start – PI have rep in PMOF
0700 Take off

Earliest possible date for AV-1 CST- Monday 10/15

DFRC: All times PDT

Friday, 10/12
AV-6 transit to DFRC
1400 Estimated Landing
De-integration scheduled with each PI team

Earliest possible date for AV-1 CST- Monday 10/15

2012-10-10

WFF: All times EDT

Thursday, 10/11
AV-6 No activity

Friday, 10/12
AV-6 transit to DFRC, estimated takeoff 0700

Saturday, 10/13
AV-1 possible CST support from PMOF

DFRC: All times PDT

Troubleshooting continues; the following is our best case scenario
Thursday, 10/11
AV-1 Engine Run

Friday, 10/12
AV-6 arrives DFRC, estimated arrival 1400
AV-1 Preflight for CST

Saturday, 10/13
AV-1 Possible CST

2012-10-09

We have a tech brief and weather issue for tomorrow so, although things are looking good, please be sure to keep checking your email.

WFF: All times EDT

Wednesday, 10/10
AV-6 transit to DFRC, estimated takeoff 0800
AV-1 no WFF activities

Thursday, 10/11
AV-1 CST support from PMOF

DFRC: All times PDT

Wednesday, 10/10
AV-1 Engine Run
AV-1 PreFlight for CST
AV-6 arrives DFRC, estimated arrival 1500

Thursday, 10/11
AV-1 CST
AV-6 De-integration

2012-10-08

WFF: All times EDT

Tuesday, 10/9
AV-6 fuel value repair
AV-1 no WFF activities

Wednesday, 10/10
AV-6 transit to DFRC, estimated takeoff 0800
AV-1 no WFF activities

Thursday, 10/11
AV-1 CST support from PMOF

DFRC: All times PDT

Tuesday, 10/9
AV-1 Aircraft FADEX computer trouble shooting

Wednesday, 10/10
AV-1 Engine Run
AV-1 PreFlight for CST
AV-6 arrives DFRC, estimated arrival 1500

Thursday, 10/11
AV-1 CST
AV-6 De-integration

2012-10-06

WFF: All times EDT

Sunday, 10/7
0900-1100 AV-6 aircraft instrument access (postflight and preflight)
AV-6 Aircraft PreFlight

Monday, 10/8
AV-6 fuel

Tuesday, 10/9
AV-6 transit to DFRC, estimated takeoff 0700

DFRC: All times PDT

Sunday, 10/7
Down Day

Monday, 10/8
Down Day

Tuesday, 10/9
Work engine issue
PreFlight for CST

Wednesday, 10/10
AV-1 CST

2012-10-05

WFF: All times EDT

Saturday, 10/6
AV-6 Science flight (8 hour NPP underflight)
0700 T-0 brief
0745 estimated engine start time; PIs in PMOF
0900 estimated takeoff time
1645 estimated landing time
No post-flight aircraft access until Sunday

Sunday, 10/7
TBD AV-6 aircraft instrument access
TBD AV-6 flight debrief

AV-6 transit to DFRC planned for Tue 10/9, estimated takeoff 0700

DFRC: All times PDT

Saturday, 10/6
Down Day

Sunday, 10/7
Down Day

AV-1 CST planned for Wed 10/10

2012-10-04

WFF: All times EDT

Friday, 10/5
0900-1400 AV-6 aircraft instrument access
1200-1330 T-1 briefs for Sat and Tues AV-6 flights
1400-1600 AV-6 aircraft preflight
1200-1800 AV-1 pre-CST support from PMOF (Ku, IT, AV-1 instruments)

Saturday, 10/6
AV-6 Science flight (8 hour NPP underflight)
0700 T-0 brief
0800 estimated engine start time; PIs in PMOF
0900 estimated takeoff time
1700 estimated landing time
No post-flight aircraft access until Sunday

AV-6 transit to DFRC planned for Tue 10/9, estimated takeoff 0800

DFRC: All times PDT

Friday, 10/5
0700-0900 AV-1 troubleshooting
0900-1500 AV-1 pre-CST

Saturday, 10/6
Down Day

2012-10-03

WFF: All times EDT

Thursday, 10/4
1200-1800 AV-1 pre-CST support from PMOF (Ku, IT, AV-1 instruments)
AV-6 Maintenance

Friday, 10/5
AV-1 CST support from PMOF (Ku, IT, AV-1 instruments)
AV-6 Maintenance
TBD AV-6 aircraft instrument access and preflight

Next possible AV-6 science flight Saturday, 10/6 (possible 12 hour NPP underflight)

DFRC: All times PDT

Thursday, 10/4
0700-0900 AV-1 engine run and troubleshooting
0900-1500 AV-1 pre-CST; pre-flight for CST

Friday, 10/5
AV-1 CST

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