P-3 Orion - WFF 09/18/16

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Flight Number: 
ORACLES Science flight #10
Payload Configuration: 
Nav Data Collected: 
Archive Data: 
20160918 (93 binary files; 24 archive (plain-text) files)
Total Flight Time: 
8.2 hours
Flight Segments: 
Start:09/18/16 06:57 Z Finish:09/18/16 15:07 Z
Flight Time:8.2 hours
Log Number:16P001PI:Jens Redemann
Funding Source:Hal Maring - NASA - SMD - ESD Radiation Science Program
Purpose of Flight:Science
Flight Hour Summary: 
Flight Hours Approved in SOFRS160
Total Used155
Total Remaining5
16P001 Flight Reports
Date Flt # Purpose of Flight Duration Running Total Hours Remaining Miles Flown
07/31/16ATF #1Check1.21.2158.8
08/02/16PTF #1Check2.84156
08/05/16PTF #2Check3.97.9152.1
08/12/16ATF #2Check0.88.7151.3
08/24/16Transit Flight #1Transit614.7145.3
08/25/16Transit Flight #2Transit9.724.4135.6
08/27/16Transit Flight #3Transit6.831.2128.8
08/30/16ORACLES Science flight #1Science1.632.8127.2
08/31/16ORACLES Science flight #2Science8.140.9119.1
09/02/16ORACLES Science flight #3Science8.149111
09/04/16ORACLES Science flight #4Science857103
09/06/16ORACLES Science flight #5Science86595
09/08/16ORACLES Science flight #6Science8.173.186.9
09/10/16ORACLES Science flight #7Science8.181.278.8
09/12/16ORACLES Science flight #8Science8.489.670.4
09/14/16ORACLES Science flight #9Science8.197.762.3
09/18/16ORACLES Science flight #10Science8.2105.954.1
09/20/16ORACLES Science flight #11Science8.4114.345.7
09/24/16ORACLES Science flight #12Science9.2123.536.5
09/25/16ORACLES Science flight #13Science8.8132.327.7
09/27/16Return Transit #1Transit7.3139.620.4
09/29/16Return Transit #2Transit9.2148.811.2
09/30/16Return Transit #3Transit5.5154.35.7
09/30/16Return Transit #4Transit0.71555

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Related Science Report: 

ORACLES - P-3 Orion - WFF 09/18/16 Science Report

Mission Summary: 

Walvis Bay local flight aiming for youngest, densest plume we could reach. Flew essentially along the coast to a study region along 11.5 E, 10 S to 12 S. Coordinated with ER-2 for 3 overpasses. Found a high, young, dense biomass burning plume, underlain by an older BB plume directly atop a thin but pretty uniform stratocumulus cloud deck. Good opportunities to examine aging issues, mixing patterns, and compare ER-2 remote sensign with in-situ data.