DC-8 06/21/17

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Flight Number: 
1201
Payload Configuration: 
CPEX Payload: APR-2, DAWN, YES Dropsonde, HAMSR, MASC, MTHP
Nav Data Collected: 
No
Total Flight Time: 
5.4 hours
Flight Segments: 
From:KFLLTo:KFLL
Start:06/21/17 18:30 Z Finish:06/21/17 23:54 Z
Flight Time:5.4 hours
Log Number:178011PI:Ramesh Kakar
Funding Source:Ramesh Kakar - NASA - SMD - ESD Atmospheric Dynamics and Precipitation Program
Purpose of Flight:Science
Comments:Science flight #14 was flown to the northwest area of Gulf of Mexico to target Tropical Storm Cindy. A triangle pattern was flown near the center of rotation before heading south to N25 30 and dropping to 13,000 ft. Overflights of 2 science buoys were performed with a delay at the 2nd buoy for 15 mins before RTB at FL330. Multiple sondes throughout were dropped throughout the flight. Thirty-one dropsondes in total were launched with 30 reaching sea surface. All instrument teams reported satisfactory data acquisitions.
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CPEX science flight #14 track

Flight Hour Summary: 
178011
Flight Hours Approved in SOFRS106
Total Used104.3
Total Remaining1.7
178011 Flight Reports
Date Flt # Purpose of Flight Duration Running Total Hours Remaining Miles Flown
05/16/171182Check1.31.3104.7
05/17/171184Science2.63.9102.1
05/25/171187Ferry4.58.497.6
05/27/171188Science5.313.792.3
05/29/171189Science5.519.286.8
05/31/171190Science625.280.8
06/01/171191Science5.730.975.1
06/02/171192Science6.237.168.9
06/06/171193Science3.94165
06/10/171194Science5.346.359.7
06/11/171195Science6.452.753.3
06/15/171196Science4.757.448.6
06/16/171197Science5.362.743.3
06/17/17 - 06/18/171198Science7.169.836.2
06/19/171199Science5.975.730.3
06/20/171200Science5.781.424.6
06/21/171201Science5.486.819.2
06/23/171202Science4.891.614.4
06/24/171203Science5.897.48.6
06/26/171204Science1.999.36.7
06/28/171205Science5104.31.7

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