DC-8 05/17/15

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Flight Number: 
1008
Payload Configuration: 
Polar Winds
Nav Data Collected: 
Yes
Total Flight Time: 
7.3 hours
Comments: 
Mission began with a CALIPSO satellite underpass and proceeded to measure the katabatic flow off the SE Greenland coast. The next objective was the tip jet winds off the south and SE coast of Greenland. Eleven sondes were dropped with one launch failure.
Flight Segments: 
From:BIKFTo:BIKF
Start:05/17/15 13:51 Z Finish:05/17/15 21:09 Z
Flight Time:7.3 hours
Log Number:158006PI:Michael Kavaya
Funding Source:Ramesh Kakar - NASA - SMD - ESD Atmospheric Dynamics and Precipitation Program
Purpose of Flight:Science
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Flight Hour Summary: 
158006
Flight Hours Approved in SOFRS73
Total Used69.6
Total Remaining3.4
158006 Flight Reports
Date Flt # Purpose of Flight Duration Running Total Hours Remaining Miles Flown
05/07/151002Check1.21.271.8
05/09/151003Transit7.8964
05/11/151004Science41360
05/13/151005Science41756
05/15/151006Science4.421.451.6
05/16/151007Science7.228.644.4
05/17/151008Science7.335.937.1
05/19/151009Science540.932.1
05/21/151010Science4.14528
05/23/151011Science65122
05/24/151012Science6.557.515.5
05/25/151013Science3.260.712.3
05/28/151014Transit8.669.33.7
05/28/151015Ferry0.369.63.4

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