DC-8 10/25/11

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Flight Number: 
120114
Payload Configuration: 
DC-8 OIB Deployment - Chile 2011
Nav Data Collected: 
Yes
Total Flight Time: 
11.5 hours
Comments: 
Science flight over the Weddell Sea area covering an area from the northeastern peninsula region to the Brunt Ice Shelf region to the southeast . 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 FL400. Data collected primarily during period 1330Z to 2110Z + two calibration ramp passes just after takeoff for a total of 7.9 hrs of data collection. Clouds along route obscured observation of sea ice for approximately 5% of the route. Takeoff 298 11 53 54, land 298 23 16 35. 7.9 Hrs science collection.
Flight Segments: 
From:Punta Arenas, ChileTo:Punta Arenas, Chile
Start:10/25/11 11:53 Z Finish:10/25/11 23:21 Z
Flight Time:11.5 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 10/25/11 Science Report

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