DC-8 11/17/11

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Flight Number: 
120127
Payload Configuration: 
DC-8 OIB Deployment - Chile 2011
Nav Data Collected: 
Yes
Total Flight Time: 
11.2 hours
Comments: 
Science flight over middle peninsula area. This was a rare opportunity to collect data over glaciers that are more regularly shrouded in cloud. Data collection altitudes were approximately 1500 ft AGL where ATM, DMS, Ku radar, Snow radar, MCords radar and Gravimeter collected data. In route cruise altitude to start of data runs was FL330 and return flight was at FL340. Start/stop of peninsula data collection times were approximately 1359/2035(UTC). Weather at the site was mostly clear on the east side of the peninsula but clouded on the northwest side. One calibration ramp passes was accomplished at the end of the flight at time 2230 UTC. Takeoff time at 321 11 51 55 & landing at 321 23 04 58. 6.9 hrs science data collection.
Flight Segments: 
From:Punta Arenas, ChileTo:Punta Arenas, Chile
Start:11/17/11 11:51 Z Finish:11/17/11 23:09 Z
Flight Time:11.2 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 11/17/11 Science Report

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