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DC-8 08/05/13

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Flight Number: 
130603
Payload Configuration: 
SEAC4RS2013
Nav Data Collected: 
Yes
Total Flight Time: 
5 hours
Flight Segments: 
From:KPMDTo:KPMD
Start:08/05/13 18:15 Z Finish:08/05/13 23:16 Z
Flight Time:5 hours
Log Number:138301PI:Kent Shiffer
Funding Source:Hal Maring - NASA - SMD - ESD Radiation Science Program
Purpose of Flight:Check
Comments:Purpose of Flight: Instrument functional check flight Aircraft Status: Airworthy Sensor Status: SEAC4RS instrument payload; AOP, DACOM, TD LIF and PI Nephus had issues. Other instruments appeared to perform well. Significant Issues: None Accomplishments Local area flight. Maneuver to east from Fillmore through Los Angeles basin @ 1500ft AGL then through Palms Springs –Brawley – Blythe. Climb to FL220 and proceed to Morrow Bay and then out into W532N & W532S areas to perform data wall maneuver starting at FL220 headed west (start at 2026/end at 2037). Reverse course & descend to cloud tops at approximately 2000ft MSL. Reverse course and fly 70km line to west at cloud tops. Reverse course to fly long phugoid maneuver in cloud deck from west to east (start2109/end 2119). Climb to FL280 to just east of Morrow Bay to perform 360 deg turn at 30 deg bank to right and left for 4 STAR instrument assessment. Proceed east to Edwards Ranges and perform AMMS-20 calibration and MMS maneuvers. Climb to 40,900ft MSL and then start spiral descent maneuver over Dryden TCCON site (start at 2235; complete at 2305 with low pass over TCCON at 570ft AGL. Return to Palmdale. Takeoff time: 217 18 15 04 Landing time: 217 23 16 29
Flight Hour Summary: 
138301
Flight Hours Approved in SOFRS187
Total Used180.6
Total Remaining6.4
138301 Flight Reports
Date Flt # Purpose of Flight Duration Running Total Hours Remaining Miles Flown
08/01/13130601Check1.81.8185.2
08/02/13 - 08/03/13130602Check4.15.9181.1
08/05/13130603Check510.9176.1
08/06/13 - 08/07/13130604Science8.719.6167.4
08/08/13 - 08/09/13130605Science7.827.4159.6
08/12/13130606Science8.235.6151.4
08/14/13130607Science7.342.9144.1
08/16/13130608Science8.451.3135.7
08/19/13130609Science8.559.8127.2
08/21/13130610Science7.767.5119.5
08/23/13130611Science7.474.9112.1
08/26/13 - 08/27/13130612Science7.782.6104.4
08/27/13 - 08/28/13130613Science8.791.395.7
08/30/13 - 08/31/13130614Science7.999.287.8
09/02/13130615Science8.7107.979.1
09/04/13130616Science8.3116.270.8
09/06/13130617Science8.5124.762.3
09/09/13130618Science6.7131.455.6
09/11/13130619Science8.8140.246.8
09/13/13130620Science8.1148.338.7
09/16/13130621Science8.1156.430.6
09/18/13130622Science7.616423
09/21/13 - 09/22/13130623Science9.1173.113.9
09/23/13 - 09/24/13130624Transit7.5180.66.4

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