DC-8 10/23/11

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Flight Number: 
120112
Payload Configuration: 
DC-8 OIB Deployment - Chile 2011
Nav Data Collected: 
Yes
Total Flight Time: 
11.8 hours
Comments: 
Bell Sea Ice #1 science flight over the Bellingshausen Sea area. Data collection altitude was between 800 ft and 1500 ft AGL where ATM, DMS, Ku radar, Snow radar, and Gravimeter collected data. In route cruise altitude to start of data runs was FL330 and return flight was at FL390. Data collected primarily during period 1432Z to 2130Z + two calibration ramp passes just after takeoff for a total of 7.2 hrs of data collection. Clouds along route obscured observation of sea ice for approximately 25% of the route. Takeoff 296 11 59 01 and land 296 23 42 13. 7.2 Hrs science data collection.
Flight Segments: 
From:Punta Arenas, ChileTo:Punta Arenas, Chile
Start:10/23/11 11:59 Z Finish:10/23/11 23:47 Z
Flight Time:11.8 hours
Log Number:128005PI:Michael Studinger
Funding Source:Bruce Tagg - NASA - SMD - ESD Airborne Science Program
Purpose of Flight:Science
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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OIB - DC-8 10/23/11 Science Report

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OIB
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