KORUS-AQ 04/20/16 Mission Daily Schedule

END OF THE DAY REPORT: Tuesday 4/19/2016

Work on instruments continues in preparation for the #2 instrument flight on Thursday.
Shipping coordination Continues.  If you have not spoken with Steven Todorov do so ASAP.

LaRC B-200:  (by Luci Crittenden)
Winds and visibility look good for the northern route of transit for the next few days, so the aircraft will leave Ames this morning and fly to Bellingham, WA for a refuel and then on to Anchorage, Alaska for the night.  Flight crew will sacrifice Hawaiian tropic suntan lotion for a feast of Alaskan salmon. Tomorrow’s leg should take them to Adak for the night.

4/20: Wednesday KORUS Plan for - AFRC DC-8
0700 - 1700 Lab Access
~1300 –1700 Aircraft access – after meeting

All teams must continue to visit with Steven Todorov to discuss packing and shipments. 

See Steven (650-996-9335) and identify which cases will go on which shipment
If shipping spares, identify the case dims and inventory 

4/21: Thursday – AFRC DC-8 Instrument Test Flight #2

Medical Form needed - Alexander Thames
0700 Aircraft moved outside - Aircraft Access
1030  Pre-flight Brief
1145  Doors Close
1200 Take off
1500 Landing
All equipment and personal gear delivered to the staging area no later then 1600

4/22:  Friday
0700 –1700 Aircraft access
      DC-8 related parts/tools to be loaded onto aircraft
1000 Critical Spares - Suitcases - Air Shipment Departs - ETA Osan AB 4/28

4/23:  Saturday
0700 –1700 Aircraft access
     All instrument equipment packed delivered to the shipment staging area no later than 1600.

4/24: Sunday
NO Aircraft access
DC-8 PAX to drop luggage at staging area by 0900.

4/25: Monday
0700 –1400 Aircraft access

4/26: Tuesday - Transit to Osan DC-8
0200 Aircraft access
0330 Final instrument work
0400 Pre-flight brief 
0530 takeoff

It is recommended that everybody drops off their rental cars on the 25th and we coordinate shuttles to the hangar on the early morning of the 26th.    We have the Big Blue Van for those who need a ride.  Tim Moes or Kent or any civil servant can drive the van.    There are also carpool opportunities to the hangar with folks who are not departing with the airplane.  Please use the sign up sheet in the lab for carpool or van.  

TOOL CONTROL = All Tools must be returned and signed off before each flight
INSPECTION = All Instruments must be secured and inspected before the flight.
Weight/Balance = Any times removed or installed on the aircraft must be documented for weight and balance on the log sheet posted in the aircraft.
EGRESS Training =  Contact Matt Berry if you have not had training and plan on flying on the DC-8 for the test or transit flight.  
•  Lab meeting 1300 every day except Saturday and Sunday.