KORUS-AQ 04/21/16 Mission Daily Schedule

UPDATE FROM OSAN AB: (4/21/2016)

  • GFSC Ground-based Tropospheric Ozone Lidar trailer picked up from Osan AB and enroute to Taehwa Forest Research University.
  • GT-CIMS and K-CIMS instruments picked up from Osan AB and en route to Taehwa Forest & Olympic Park.
  • GeoTASO instrument cargo delivered to 1187.

4/20: Wednesday - Progress
AFRC DC-8 - Work continues today towards a successful test flight tomorrow.  All Instruments are reporting good progress.
LaRC B-200 - Currently in route from Anchorage to Adak AK.  Track them on the ASP Asset Tracker!

4/21: Thursday – AFRC DC-8 Instrument Test Flight #2
​Medical Form needed - Alexander Thames

0700 Aircraft moved outside - Aircraft Access
0900 Egress Training  *those who need it*
1030  Pre-flight Brief
1145  Doors Close
1200 Take off
1500 Landing

Discuss Gas Bottle changes with the crew after the flight to ready for the transit.
Shipping - 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.