ATom - DC-8 05/01/18 Science Report

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Date: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Mission: 
ATom
Mission Location: 
Kona, HI to Nadi, FJ
Mission Summary: 

ATom-4 SF#4 Science Report: Flight from Kona, HI to Nadi, FJ

Related Flight Report: 

DC-8 05/01/18 - 05/02/18

Flight Number: 
1257
Payload Configuration: 
ATom-4 configuration - AMP, AO2, ARMAS, ATHOS, CANOE, CAFS, CAPS, CIT-CIMS, DLH, DLH-X, GT-CIMS, HR-AMS, ISAF, Medusa, MMS, NOAA-CIMS, NOyO3, PALMS, PANTHER, PFP, Picarro, QCLS, SAGA, SO2, SOAP, SP2, TOGA, UCATS, WAS
Nav Data Collected: 
Yes
Total Flight Time: 
8.2 hours
Archive Data: 
20180501 (4 binary files; 82 archive (plain-text) files)
Flight Segments: 
From:PHKO - Kona International AirportTo:NFFN - Nadi International Airport
Start:05/01/18 18:55 Z Finish:05/02/18 03:06 Z
Flight Time:8.2 hours
Log Number:188004PI:Steven Wofsy
Funding Source:Jennifer Olson - NASA - SMD - ESD - ESSP Mission Manager
Purpose of Flight:Science
Comments:ATom-4 science flight RF04 from Kona, Hawaii to Nadi, Fiji. Successfully completed six planned vertical profile maneuvers (VPMs) over the Pacific Ocean. Accomplished a stacked flux maneuver at the bottom of the 5th vertical profile maneuver. The flux altitudes were 500 ft, 1200 ft and 1800 ft above sea level. Science instruments and the aircraft all did well.
Flight Hour Summary: 
188004
Flight Hours Approved in SOFRS122.2
Total Used133.2
Total Remaining-11
188004 Flight Reports
Date Flt # Purpose of Flight Duration Running Total Hours Remaining Miles Flown
04/06/181249Check3.63.6118.6
04/10/18 - 04/11/181251Check58.6113.6
04/13/18 - 04/14/181252Check7.916.5105.7
04/24/18 - 04/25/181253Science9.52696.2
04/26/181254Check2.128.194.1
04/27/18 - 04/28/181255Science10.338.483.8
04/29/18 - 04/30/181256Science8.146.575.7
05/01/18 - 05/02/181257Science8.254.767.5
05/03/18 - 05/04/181258Science7.962.659.6
05/06/18 - 05/07/181259Science10.272.849.4
05/09/181260Science10.783.538.7
05/12/181261Science1093.528.7
05/14/181262Science9.4102.919.3
05/17/181263Science9.7112.69.6
05/18/181264Science3.2115.86.4
05/19/18 - 05/20/181265Science10.6126.4-4.2
05/21/181266Science6.8133.2-11

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