2014-09-06

Overview:  AV-6 completed Science Flight #4 this morning (target I90L/P27L, 59 sondes dropped).  Engine nozzle change now in progress.  Next potential flight Tue Sep 9 (target P29L). 

                       

Sun Sep 7 (AV-6 Engine Nozzle Change)

WFF (EDT)

     -     0800 Forecast Briefing (S115)

     -     1930 Forecast Briefing (S115)

 

Mon Sep 8

WFF (EDT)

     -     0800 Forecast Briefing (S115)

     -     0830 Computer Scans (S217)

     -     0900 Instrument Preflight for potential Tue flight

     -     1030 Science Flight #4 Debrief (S115)

     -     1930 Forecast Briefing (S115)

2014-09-05

Overview:  AV-6 to complete Science Flight #4 tomorrow (target I90L/P27L off African coast).  Next potential flight could be Sun evening Sep 7 but WFF weather looks questionable – decision will be made after AV-6 landing Sat morning. 

                       

Sat Sep 6

WFF (EDT)

     -     0800 AV-6 Land

     -     0800 Forecast Briefing (S115)

     -     1100 AV-6 Instrument Postflight/Preflight for potential Sun flight

     -     1100 Computer Scans

     -     TBD Science Flight #4 Debrief (S115)

     -     1930 Forecast Briefing (S115)

 

Sun Sep 7 (AV-6 Engine Nozzle Change OR Science Flight #5)

WFF (EDT)

     -     0800 Forecast Briefing (S115)

     -     0900 AV-6 Potential Engine Nozzle Change (if decision is made not to fly Sunday evening; if so, next potential flight would be Tue Sep 9)

 

If decision is made to fly:

     -     1645 Staff GHOCE

     -     1715 AV-6 Engine Start

     -     1800 AV-6 Takeoff

     -     1930 Forecast Briefing (S115)

2014-09-04

Overview:  AV-6 to fly Science Flight #4 tomorrow (target I90L/P27L off African coast; 60 sondes loaded).  Next potential flight Sun evening Sep 7.  Troubleshooting continues on AV-1.  Earliest possible transit flight is TBD.

                       

Fri Sep 5 (AV-6 Science Flight #4, target I90L/P27L off African coast)

WFF (EDT)

     -     0545 Staff GHOCE

     -     0615 AV-6 Engine Start

     -     0700 AV-6 Takeoff

     -     0800 Forecast Briefing (S115)

     -     1500 Wallops Beach Party (Wallops Island beach)

     -     1930 Forecast Briefing (S115)

 

Sat Sep 6

WFF (EDT)

     -     0800 AV-6 Land

     -     0800 Forecast Briefing (S115)

     -     1100 AV-6 Instrument Postflight/Preflight for potential Sun flight

     -     TBD Science Flight #4 Debrief (S115)

     -     1930 Forecast Briefing (S115)

2014-09-03

Overview:  AV-6 landed this morning from Science Flight #3 (target TS Dolly in Gulf of Mexico; 50 sondes dropped).  Next planned flight is Fri morning Sep 5.  Troubleshooting continues on AV-1.  Earliest possible transit flight is TBD.

                       

Thur Sep 4 (MX Crew Hard Down Day)

WFF (EDT)

     -     0800 Forecast Briefing (S115)

     -     0830 Computer Scans

     -     0930 COMSEC Brief (S115)

     -     1100 AVAPS load sondes (no power/IT required)

     -     1930 Forecast Briefing (S115)

 

Fri Sep 5 (AV-6 Science Flight #4, target P27L near African coast)

WFF (EDT)

     -     0545 Staff GHOCE

     -     0615 AV-6 Engine Start

     -     0700 AV-6 Takeoff

     -     0800 Forecast Briefing (S115)

     -     1500 Wallops Beach Party (Wallops Island beach)

     -     1930 Forecast Briefing (S115)

 

Sat Sep 6

WFF (EDT)

     -     0800 AV-6 Land

     -     0800 Forecast Briefing (S115)

     -     1100 AV-6 Instrument Postflight/Preflight for potential Sun flight

     -     TBD Science Flight #4 Debrief (S115)

     -     1930 Forecast Briefing (S115)

2014-09-02

Overview:  AV-6 took off at 0755 this morning for Science Flight #3 (target TS Dolly in Gulf of Mexico; 50 sondes loaded).  Troubleshooting continues on AV-1.  Earliest possible transit flight Sat Sep 6.

                       

Wed Sep 3 (Complete AV-6 Science Flight #3, target TS Dolly in Gulf of Mexico)

WFF (EDT)

     -     0730 AV-6 Land

     -     0800 Forecast Briefing (S115)

     -     1030 AV-6 Instrument Postflight

     -     1030 Science Flight #3 Debrief (S115)

     -     1230 Computer Scans

     -     1930 Forecast Briefing (S115)

 

Thur Sep 4

WFF (EDT)

     -     0800 Forecast Briefing (S115)

     -     0830 Computer Scans

     -     0900 AV-6 Instrument Preflight for potential Fri flight

     -     0930 COMSEC Brief (S115)

     -     1930 Forecast Briefing (S115)

2014-09-01

Overview:  Science Flight #3 with AV-6 tomorrow morning (target I99L/P26L in Gulf of Mexico; 50 sondes loaded).  Troubleshooting continues on AV-1.  Earliest possible transit flight Sat Sep 6.

                       

Tue Sep 2 (AV-6 Science Flight #3, target I99L/P26L in Gulf of Mexico; 50 sondes loaded)

WFF (EDT)

     -     0615 Staff GHOCE

     -     0645 AV-6 Engine Start

     -     0730 AV-6 Takeoff

     -     0800 Forecast Briefing (S115)

     -     0930 COMSEC Brief (S115)

     -     1930 Forecast Briefing (S115)

 

Wed Sep 3

WFF (EDT)

     -     0730 AV-6 Land

     -     0800 Forecast Briefing (S115)

     -     1030 AV-6 Instrument Postflight

     -     TBD Science Flight #3 Debrief (S115)

     -     1930 Forecast Briefing (S115)

2014-08-31

Overview:  Next potential AV-6 flight is Tue morning (target I99L/P26L in Gulf of Mexico).  Troubleshooting continues on AV-1.  Earliest possible transit flight Fri Sep 5.

                       

Mon Sep 1 (LABOR DAY)

WFF (EDT)

     -     0800 Forecast Briefing (S115)

     -     0830 Computer Scans (S217)

     -     0900 AV-6 Instrument Preflight for Science Flight #3

     -     1930 Forecast Briefing (S115) 

 

Tue Sep 2 (AV-6 Science Flight #3, target I99L/P26L in Gulf of Mexico)

WFF (EDT)

     -     0615 Staff GHOCE

     -     0645 AV-6 Engine Start

     -     0730 AV-6 Takeoff

     -     0800 Forecast Briefing (S115)

     -     0930 COMSEC Brief (S115)

     -     1930 Forecast Briefing (S115)

 

Wed Sep 3

WFF (EDT)

     -     0730 AV-6 Land

     -     0800 Forecast Briefing (S115)

     -     1030 AV-6 Instrument Postflight

     -     1930 Forecast Briefing (S115)

2014-08-31

Overview:  Next potential AV-6 flight is Tue morning (target I99L/P26L in Gulf of Mexico).  Troubleshooting continues on AV-1.  Earliest possible transit flight Fri Sep 5.

                       

Mon Sep 1 (LABOR DAY)

WFF (EDT)

     -     0800 Forecast Briefing (S115)

     -     0830 Computer Scans (S217)

     -     0900 AV-6 Instrument Preflight for Science Flight #3

     -     1930 Forecast Briefing (S115) 

 

Tue Sep 2 (AV-6 Science Flight #3, target I99L/P26L in Gulf of Mexico)

WFF (EDT)

     -     0615 Staff GHOCE

     -     0645 AV-6 Engine Start

     -     0730 AV-6 Takeoff

     -     0800 Forecast Briefing (S115)

     -     0930 COMSEC Brief (S115)

     -     1930 Forecast Briefing (S115)

 

Wed Sep 3

WFF (EDT)

     -     0730 AV-6 Land

     -     0800 Forecast Briefing (S115)

     -     1030 AV-6 Instrument Postflight

     -     1930 Forecast Briefing (S115)

2014-08-30

Overview:  Next potential AV-6 flight is Tue morning (target P26L in Gulf of Mexico).  Troubleshooting continues on AV-1.  Earliest possible transit flight Fri Sep 5.

                       

Sun Aug 31 (Hard Down Day for MX Crew)

WFF (EDT)

     -     0800 Forecast Briefing (S115)

     -     1930 Forecast Briefing (S115) 

 

Mon Sep 1 (LABOR DAY)

WFF (EDT)

     -     0800 Forecast Briefing (S115)

     -     0830 Computer Scans (S217)

     -     0900 AV-6 Instrument Preflight for Science Flight #3

     -     1930 Forecast Briefing (S115) 

 

2014-08-29

Overview:  AV-6 is currently flying Science Flight #2 over Hurricane Cristobal.  Expected landing about 1830 this evening.  Next potential AV-6 flight is Tues morning.  Troubleshooting continues on AV-1.  Earliest possible transit flight remains afternoon of Tue Sep 2.

 

Sat Aug 30

WFF (EDT)

     -     0800 Forecast Briefing (S115)

     -     0830 Computer Scans (S217)

     -     0900 AV-6 Instrument Postflight

     -     1100 Science Flight #2 Debrief (S115)

     -     1200 SEMAA Student Tour Group

     -     1930 Forecast Briefing (S115) 

AFRC (PDT)

     -     AV-1 Troubleshooting

 

Sun Aug 31

WFF (EDT)

     -     0800 Forecast Briefing (S115)

     -     1930 Forecast Briefing (S115) 

AFRC (PDT)

     -     AV-1 Troubleshooting

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