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DC-8 01/24/18

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Flight Number: 
1242
Payload Configuration: 
NDMAX Configuration - DLR H2O (CR2 WARAN), DLR OPC, DLR PMS, ERICA, LARGE, LARGE-AMS, PTR-MS, Aft-viewing video cameras and piggybaking ARMAS & TinMan. CAPS and CPSPD cannister probes not installed in the Nadir #2 position as do not yet have RVSM certi
Nav Data Collected: 
Yes
Total Flight Time: 
6.1 hours
Flight Segments: 
From:ETAR - Ramstein Air BaseTo:ETAR - Ramstein Air Base
Start:01/24/18 10:59 Z Finish:01/24/18 17:02 Z
Flight Time:6.1 hours
Log Number:188007PI:Bruce Anderson
Funding Source:Jay Dryer - NASA - ARMD - Director of Advanced Air Vehicles Program
Purpose of Flight:Science
Comments:The DC-8 sampled emissions & contrails behind an A320 burning blended biofuel #1 (50% Clean Jet A / 50% biofuel). Successful science flight with sampling obtained (mostly in the primary wake) at 27kft/M0.72, 32kft/M0.76&M0.80, and 38kft/M0.76&M0.80. The aircraft auto-pilot lateral axis was determined inop after takeoff. Other than that, the aircraft returned in good shape. Science instruments also did well. The project will take a day off from flying to enable science access and auto-pilot troubleshooting.
Flight Hour Summary: 
178009188007
Flight Hours Approved in SOFRS80
Total Used076.6
Total Remaining 3.4
188007 Flight Reports
Date Flt # Purpose of Flight Duration Running Total Hours Remaining Miles Flown
01/09/181235Check3.13.176.9
01/10/18 - 01/11/181237Science5.28.371.7
01/13/18 - 01/14/181238Science10.71961
01/17/181239Science4.823.856.2
01/19/181240Science5.529.350.7
01/23/181241Science4.934.245.8
01/24/181242Science6.140.339.7
01/29/181243Science6.246.533.5
01/30/181244Science5.952.427.6
01/31/181245Science5.65822
02/01/181246Science5.263.216.8
02/03/181247Transit10.974.15.9
02/04/181248Transit2.576.63.4

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