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HU-25C Falcon 09/18/13

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Flight Number: 
GEO TASO Research Flight #5
Payload Configuration: 
Goddard Ball Spectrometer
Nav Data Collected: 
No
Total Flight Time: 
3.3 hours
Flight Segments: 
From:khouTo:khou
Start:09/18/13 14:00 Z Finish:09/18/13 17:15 Z
Flight Time:3.3 hours
Log Number:13F001PI:James Leitch
Funding Source:Parminder Ghuman - NASA - SMD - ESD ESTO - IIP Program Manager
Purpose of Flight:Science
Comments:Mission Objective was to fly coincidental flight paths with the B-200 over the Discover AQ mission. King Air flew FL280 (or below due to cirrus clouds) while Falcon flew at FL340 following the same path. Weather conditions at altitude contained cirrus layers from FL260-360 with about 50% coverage and scattered low clouds over land (3-6Kft) with maybe 30% coverage. You could see the ground from within the cirrus layers most of the time.
Flight Hour Summary: 
13F001
Flight Hours Approved in SOFRS28
Total Used31.9
Total Remaining-3.9
13F001 Flight Reports
Date Flt # Purpose of Flight Duration Running Total Hours Remaining Miles Flown
07/16/13GEO TASO ICF 1Science2.72.725.3
07/18/13GEO TASO Engineering Check Flight 2Science2.85.522.5
07/19/13GEO TASO Engineering Check Flight 3Science2.98.419.6
09/12/13GEO TASO Deployment FlightScience3.211.616.4
09/13/13GEO TASO Research Flight #1Science3.314.913.1
09/14/13GEO TASO Research Flight #2Science317.910.1
09/16/13GEO TASO Research Flight #3Science3.521.46.6
09/17/13GEO TASO Research Flight #4Science2.123.54.5
09/18/13GEO TASO Research Flight #5Science3.326.81.2
09/24/13GEO TASO Return Flight #1Science2.429.2-1.2
09/24/13GEO TASO Return Flight #2Science2.731.9-3.9

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