DC-8 04/13/18 - 04/14/18

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Flight Number: 
1252
Payload Configuration: 
ATom-4 configuration - AMP, AO2, ARMAS, ATHOS, CANOE, CAFS, CAPS, CIT-CIMS, DLH, DLH-X, GT-CIMS, HR-AMS, ISAF, Medusa, MMS, NOAA-CIMS, NOyO3, PALMS, PANTHER, PFP, Picarro, QCLS, SAGA, SO2, SOAP, SP2, TOGA, UCATS, WAS
Nav Data Collected: 
Yes
Archive Data: 
20180413 (4 binary files; 39 archive (plain-text) files)
Total Flight Time: 
7.9 hours
Flight Segments: 
From:KPMDTo:KPMD
Start:04/13/18 16:23 Z Finish:04/14/18 00:15 Z
Flight Time:7.9 hours
Log Number:188004PI:Steven Wofsy
Funding Source:Jennifer Olson - NASA - SMD - ESD - ESSP Mission Manager
Purpose of Flight:Check
Comments:ATom-4 science checkflight #2. Flight delayed one day due to high winds at KPMD on planned April 12 mission. Late takeoff due to wind switching direction during taxi. Takeoff occurred on Runway 07 instead of 25. Successful speed runs were obtained at 32kft and 41kft. A "stacked" flux maneuver was accomplished at 500 ft, 1000 ft, and 1500 ft radar altitude above the ocean. An MMS maneuver set was accomplished at 20kft. Three vertical profile maneuvers were accomplished over the ocean. A successful flight. The aircraft and science payload did well.
Flight Hour Summary: 
188004
Flight Hours Approved in SOFRS122.2
Total Used133.2
Total Remaining-11
188004 Flight Reports
Date Flt # Purpose of Flight Duration Running Total Hours Remaining Miles Flown
04/06/181249Check3.63.6118.6
04/10/18 - 04/11/181251Check58.6113.6
04/13/18 - 04/14/181252Check7.916.5105.7
04/24/18 - 04/25/181253Science9.52696.2
04/26/181254Check2.128.194.1
04/27/18 - 04/28/181255Science10.338.483.8
04/29/18 - 04/30/181256Science8.146.575.7
05/01/18 - 05/02/181257Science8.254.767.5
05/03/18 - 05/04/181258Science7.962.659.6
05/06/18 - 05/07/181259Science10.272.849.4
05/09/181260Science10.783.538.7
05/12/181261Science1093.528.7
05/14/181262Science9.4102.919.3
05/17/181263Science9.7112.69.6
05/18/181264Science3.2115.86.4
05/19/18 - 05/20/181265Science10.6126.4-4.2
05/21/181266Science6.8133.2-11

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