DC-8 10/04/11

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Flight Number: 
120101
Payload Configuration: 
DC-8 OIB Deployment - Chile 2011
Nav Data Collected: 
Yes
Total Flight Time: 
2.7 hours
Comments: 
Local area flight to verify flight worthiness of installed science instruments and to perform data calibrations on ATM and DMS in preparation for OIB Antarctic 2011 deployment. Flew two 15 minute course lines using IceSat lines 11 & 22 at 2000 ft AGL in the Shoeshone MOA. Performed a series of east/west ramp passes at El Mirage dry lake and Palmdale Plant 42 at 1500 ft, 1700 ft, & 2000 ft AGL. Flew north/south & west/east ramp passes at 3500 ft AGL over Palmdale Plant 42 for DMS data calibration. Takeoff & landing times estimated to get actual mission flight hours.
Flight Segments: 
From:Palmdale, CaliforniaTo:Palmdale, California
Start:10/04/11 15:00 Z Finish:10/04/11 17:42 Z
Flight Time:2.7 hours
Log Number:128005PI:Michael Studinger
Funding Source:Bruce Tagg - NASA - SMD - ESD Airborne Science Program
Purpose of Flight:Check
Flight Hour Summary: 
118008128005
Flight Hours Approved in SOFRS356
Total Used0308.7
Total Remaining 47.3
128005 Flight Reports
Date Flt # Purpose of Flight Duration Running Total Hours Remaining Miles Flown
10/04/11120101Check2.72.7353.3
10/05/11120102Check3.66.3349.7
10/09/11 - 10/10/11120103Ferry10.416.7339.3
10/10/11120104Ferry3.320336
10/12/11120105Science11.931.9324.1
10/13/11120106Science11.243.1312.9
10/14/11120107Science11.554.6301.4
10/17/11120108Science11.566.1289.9
10/18/11120109Science1177.1278.9
10/20/11120110Science11.788.8267.2
10/21/11120111Science1199.8256.2
10/23/11120112Science11.8111.6244.4
10/24/11120113Science10.7122.3233.7
10/25/11120114Science11.5133.8222.2
10/26/11120115Science11.3145.1210.9
10/29/11120116Science11.6156.7199.3
10/30/11120117Science11.7168.4187.6
11/03/11120118Science11.7180.1175.9
11/04/11 - 11/05/11120119Science11.6191.7164.3
11/07/11120120Science12203.7152.3
11/09/11 - 11/10/11120121Science12.5216.2139.8
11/11/11 - 11/12/11120122Science11227.2128.8
11/12/11 - 11/13/11120123Science11.6238.8117.2
11/13/11120124Science11.2250106
11/14/11120125Science9.7259.796.3
11/16/11120126Science11.8271.584.5
11/17/11120127Science11.2282.773.3
11/19/11120128Science11.1293.862.2
11/22/11120131Ferry0.4294.261.8
11/22/11120129Ferry3.3297.558.5
11/22/11 - 11/23/11120130Ferry11.1308.647.4

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