DC-8 02/28/13

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Flight Number: 
130302
Payload Configuration: 
ACCESS 2013
Nav Data Collected: 
Yes
Total Flight Time: 
3.3 hours
Flight Segments: 
From:KPMDTo:KPMD
Date:02/28/13
Flight Time:3.3 hours
Log Number:138004PI:Bruce Anderson
Funding Source:Dan Bulzan - NASA - GRC ARMD Subsonic Fixed Wing CEE Manager
Purpose of Flight:Science
Comments:This was the first ACCESS test fuel exhaust emissions sampling flight with LaRC HU-25C. DC-8, generating contrails, and HU-25 joined at FL360 to FL390 in R2508 above Isabella & Owens MOA and while flying a north/south track between Mojave Airport and Bishop Airport. HU-25 assessed different positioning and join up techniques with the DC-8 in the near-field regime and some far field positioning. ASCENDS team on board the DC-8 flew a beginning and ending passes over Owens Dry Lake. ASCENDS piggybacked on this flight.
Flight Hour Summary: 
138004
Flight Hours Approved in SOFRS17
Total Used17.8
Total Remaining-0.8
138004 Flight Reports
Date Flt # Purpose of Flight Duration Running Total Hours Remaining Miles Flown
02/22/13130301Other1.31.315.7
02/28/13130302Science3.34.612.4
03/06/13130303Science3.58.18.9
04/11/13130304Science3.111.25.8
04/11/13130305Science3.114.32.7
04/12/13130306Science3.517.8-0.8

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