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DC-8 - AFRC 08/21/21 - 08/22/21

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Flight Number: 
1371
Payload Configuration: 
CPEX-AW 2021
Nav Data Collected: 
Yes
Total Flight Time: 
6.8 hours
Flight Segments: 
From:TISXTo:TISX
Start:08/21/21 19:49 Z Finish:08/22/21 02:37 Z
Flight Time:6.8 hours
Log Number:218016PI:Amin Nehrir
Funding Source:Jack Kaye - NASA - SMD - ESD Director Research and Analysis
Purpose of Flight:Science
Comments:Take-off delayed one hour due to maintenance issue. Ground crew resolved issue to enable operation IAW MEL. DC-8 Navigators and Mission Science cooperatively worked to make flight and safe and successful, including a reasonable 6 minute delay in hitting the desired satellite overpass point. Science objectives were similar to previous flight, target was Saharan Air Layer and convection. 16 dropsondes were launched, 13 successful with TM collected from release to splash down.
Flight Hour Summary: 
218016
Flight Hours Approved in SOFRS150
Total Used72.4
Total Remaining77.6
218016 Flight Reports
Date Flt # Purpose of Flight Duration Running Total Hours Remaining Miles Flown
08/05/211365Check1.41.4148.60
08/06/211366Check2.94.3145.70
08/11/211367Check4.38.6141.40
08/17/211369Ferry6.615.2134.80
08/20/21 - 08/21/211370Science5.520.7129.30
08/21/21 - 08/22/211371Science6.827.5122.50
08/24/211372Science6.233.7116.30
08/26/21 - 08/27/211373Science6.740.4109.60
08/28/21 - 08/29/211374Science7.547.9102.10
09/01/211375Science9.957.892.20
09/04/211376Science5.963.786.30
09/09/211377Maintenance1.965.684.40
09/15/211378Transit6.872.477.60

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