2018-10-20

POD for Saturday, Oct 20th – HARD DOWN DAY 

Accomplishments:
11 Flights Completed.  Two more flights before Transit Back.
 
1715  Shuttle – Hotel to Airport for those flying out

Tentative Plan:
Sun, Oct 21st– Fly Day
Mon, Oct 22nd– Access
Tues, Oct 23rd– Fly Day
Wed, Oct 24th– Pack Day
Thurs, Oct 25th– Transit Back
 
ESPO Numbers:
Bernie Luna +1-650-417-8810 & São Tomé +239-992-2130
Dan Chirica +1-925-640-0463 & São Tomé +239-992-1945
Susan McFadden +1-312-804-1055 & São Tomé +239-992-2027

2018-10-19

Fri, Oct 19th POD – Fly Day
All times in Local time
 
Science Flight #PRF11Y18
0430 Hotel Limited Breakfast
0530 Weather Briefing
0545 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport 
0630 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport
0715 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport (to view takeoff)
0730 Doors Close 
0800 P-3 take-off - 8 hour flight
0815 Shuttle: Airport to Hotel
1000 Weather & aerosol forecasts 
1100 Daily flight planning meeting
1100 Shuttle: Hotel to SuperCKdo to Hotel
1500 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport
1600 P-3 Landing
1615 Shuttle: Airport to Hotel
1600-1700 Access possibly 1 hour - tbd
~1715 tbd Shuttle: Airport to Hotel (after access)
  
Tentative Plan:
Sat, Oct 20th– Hard Down 
Sun, Oct 21st– Fly Day
Mon, Oct 22nd– Access
Tues, Oct 23rd– Fly Day
Wed, Oct 24th– Pack Day
Thurs, Oct 25th– Transit Back
 
ESPO Numbers:
Bernie Luna +1-650-417-8810 & São Tomé +239-992-2130
Dan Chirica +1-925-640-0463 & São Tomé +239-992-1945
Susan McFadden +1-312-804-1055 & São Tomé +239-992-2027

2018-10-18

Thursday, Oct 18th POD – Access Day and Group Picture Day
All times in Local time
 
Hotel:
0900 Weather/forecast
1000-1200 Flight planning discussion
1500 Shuttle: Hotel to SuperCKDO to Hotel before 1600
1600 Science debrief and Wednesday flight plan briefing
 
Airport:
0740 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport
0900 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport
0800-1300 Airport: P-3 Science Access (longer if necessary)
1100 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport to SuperCKDO to Hotel
1245 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport (and whatever cars are available to take everybody to the airport for the group picture)
1315 Group Picture with the Plane
1330 Shuttle: Airport to Hotel
 
Tentative Plan:
Fri, Oct 19th- Fly Day
Sat, Oct 20th– Hard Down 
Sun, Oct 21st– Fly Day
Mon, Oct 22nd– Access
Tues, Oct 23rd– Fly Day
Wed, Oct 24th– Pack Day
Thurs, Oct 25th– Transit Back
 
Links
São Tomé Google Map: https://tinyurl.com/y88flkap
Pictures and Social Media: View and Post photos on ESPO website and/or
view/like/follow on SciFly Facebook page  https://www.facebook.com/sciflychannel
 
ESPO Numbers:
Bernie Luna +1-650-417-8810 & São Tomé +239-992-2130
Dan Chirica +1-925-640-0463 & São Tomé +239-992-1945
Susan McFadden +1-312-804-1055 & São Tomé +239-992-2027

2018-10-17

Wed, Oct 17th POD
All times in Local time
 
Science Flight #PRF10Y18
0430 Hotel Limited Breakfast
0530 Weather Briefing
0545 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport 
0630 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport
0715 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport (to view takeoff)
0730 Doors Close 
0800 P-3 take-off - 8 hour flight
0815 Shuttle: Airport to Hotel
1000 Weather & aerosol forecasts 
1100 Daily flight planning meeting
1100 Shuttle: Hotel to SuperCKdo to Hotel
1500 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport
1600 P-3 Landing
1615 Shuttle: Airport to Hotel
1600-1700 Access possibly 1 hour - tbd
~1715 tbd Shuttle: Airport to Hotel (after access)
 
Tentative Plan:
Thurs, Oct 18th– Access – Group Picture with Plane ~1300
Fri, Oct 19th- Fly Day
Sat, Oct 20th– Hard Down 
Sun, Oct 21st– Fly Day
Mon, Oct 22nd– Access
Tues, Oct 23rd– Fly Day
Wed, Oct 24th– Pack Day
Thurs, Oct 25th– Transit Back
 
ESPO Numbers:
Bernie Luna +1-650-417-8810 & São Tomé +239-992-2130
Dan Chirica +1-925-640-0463 & São Tomé +239-992-1945
Susan McFadden +1-312-804-1055 & São Tomé +239-992-2027

2018-10-16

Tuesday, Oct 16th POD
All times in Local time
 
Hotel:
0900 Weather/forecast
1000-1200 Flight planning discussion
1500 Shuttle: Hotel to SuperCKDO to Hotel before 1600
1600 Science debrief and Wednesday flight plan briefing
 
Airport:
0740 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport
0900 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport
0800-1300 Airport: P-3 Science Access (longer if necessary)
1100 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport to SuperCKDO to Hotel
1315 Shuttle: Airport to Hotel
 
Tentative Plan:
Wed, Oct 17th–Fly Day
Thurs, Oct 18th– Access
Fri, Oct 19th- Fly Day
Sat, Oct 20th– Hard Down – Sending survey out to measure interest in some options
Sun, Oct 21st– Fly Day
Mon, Oct 22nd– Access
Tues, Oct 23rd– Fly Day
Wed, Oct 24th– Pack Day
Thurs, Oct 25th– Transit Back
 
Links
São Tomé Google Map: https://tinyurl.com/y88flkap
Pictures and Social Media: View and Post photos on ESPO website and/or
view/like/follow on SciFly Facebook page  https://www.facebook.com/sciflychannel
 
ESPO Numbers:
Bernie Luna +1-650-417-8810 & São Tomé +239-992-2130
Dan Chirica +1-925-640-0463 & São Tomé +239-992-1945
Susan McFadden +1-312-804-1055 & São Tomé +239-992-2027

2018-10-15

Monday, Oct 15th POD
All times in Local time
 
Science Flight #PRF09Y18
0430 Hotel Limited Breakfast
0530 Weather Briefing
0545 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport 
0630 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport
0715 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport (to view takeoff)
0730 P-3 doors close  
0800 P-3 take-off - 8 hour flight
0815 Shuttle: Airport to Hotel
1000 Weather & aerosol forecasts 
1100 Daily flight planning meeting
1100 Shuttle: Hotel to SuperCKdo to Hotel
1500 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport
1600 P-3 Landing
1615 Shuttle: Airport to Hotel
1600-1700 Access possibly 1 hour - tbd
~1715 tbd Shuttle: Airport to Hotel (after access)
 
Tentative Plan:
Tues, Oct 16th– Access
Wed, Oct 17th–Fly Day
Thurs, Oct 18th– Access
Fri, Oct 19th- Fly Day
 
ESPO Numbers:
Bernie Luna +1-650-417-8810 & São Tomé +239-992-2130
Dan Chirica +1-925-640-0463 & São Tomé +239-992-1945
Susan McFadden +1-312-804-1055 & São Tomé +239-992-2027

2018-10-13

Sat, Oct 13th POD – Hard Down Day

All times in Local time

Accomplishments: 
Flight # 8 completed successfully  

Take off at 12:12:12 UTC on October 12th
Landing at 17:25:30 UTC

1500 Shuttle – Hotel to SuperCKDO to Hotel
Tentative Plan:
Sun, Oct 14 – Access
Mon, Oct 15 – Fly Day
Tues, Oct 16 - Access
ESPO Numbers:
Bernie Luna +1-650-417-8810 & São Tomé +239-992-2130
Dan Chirica +1-925-640-0463 & São Tomé +239-992-1945
Susan McFadden +1-312-804-1055 & São Tomé +239-992-2027

2018-10-11

Friday, Oct 11th POD
All times in Local time
 
Science Flight #PRF08Y18
0430 Hotel Limited Breakfast
0530 Weather Briefing
0545 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport 
0630 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport
0715 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport (to view takeoff)
0730 P-3 doors closed
0800 P-3 take-off - 8 hour flight
0815 Shuttle: Airport to Hotel
1000 Weather & aerosol forecasts 
1100 Daily flight planning meeting
1100 Shuttle: Hotel to SuperCKdo to Hotel
1500 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport
1600 P-3 Landing
1615 Shuttle: Airport to Hotel
1600-1700 Access possibly 1 hour - tbd
~1715 tbd Shuttle: Airport to Hotel (after access)
 
Tentative Plan:
Sat, Oct 12 – Hard Down
Sun, Oct 13 – Access
Mon, Oct 14 – Possible Fly Day

2018-10-11

Thursday, Oct 11th POD – Access Day
All times in Local time
 
Hotel:
0900 Weather/forecast
1000-1200 Flight planning discussion
1300 Decision on Mission end date
1600 Science debrief and possible Friday flight plan briefing
 
Airport:
0740 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport
0900 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport
0800-1300 Airport: P-3 Science Access (longer if necessary)
1100 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport to SuperCKDO to Hotel
1315 Shuttle: Airport to Hotel
 
Tentative Plan:
Fri, Oct 12 – Possible Fly Day – Anticipated 0800 Take-off for Routine
Sat, Oct 13 – Access or Hard Down Day – Group Photo if Access Day
Sun, Oct 14 – Access or Hard Down Day – Group Photo if Access Day
Mon, Oct 15 – Possible Fly Day
Tues, Oct 16 – Access Day
 
Links

São Tomé Google Map: https://tinyurl.com/y88flkap

Pictures and Social Media: View and Post photos on ESPO website and/or
view/like/follow on SciFly Facebook page  https://www.facebook.com/sciflychannel
 
ESPO Numbers:
Bernie Luna +1-650-417-8810 & São Tomé +239-992-2130
Dave Jordan +1-650-417-8812  
Susan McFadden +1-312-804-1055 & São Tomé +239-992-2027

2018-10-10

POD for Wednesday, Oct 10th – FLY DAY 
 
Science Flight #PRF07Y18
0430 Hotel Limited Breakfast – Can also pack a lunch box for 8 Euros
Take-off -2:30 ~0530 Weather Briefing
Take-off -2:15 ~0545 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport 
0630 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport
Take-off -:45 ~0715 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport (to view takeoff)
Take-off -:30 ~0730 P-3 doors closed
0800 P-3 takeoff – 8-9 hour flight
Take-off +:15 ~0815 Shuttle: Airport to Hotel
1000 Weather and aerosol forecasts 
1100 Daily flight planning meeting
1100 Shuttle: Hotel to SuperCKdo to Hotel
Landing -:30 ~1530 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport
1600 P-3 Landing
Landing +:15 ~1615 Shuttle: Airport to Hotel
Landing +1:00 Access 
Landing +1:15 ~1715 Shuttle: Airport to Hotel (after access)
 
ESPO Numbers:
Bernie Luna +1-650-417-8810 & São Tomé +239-992-2130
Dan Chirica +1-925-640-0463 & São Tomé +239-992-1945
Susan McFadden +1-312-804-1055 & São Tomé +239-992-2027

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