SIERRA 10/13/12

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Flight Number: 
72
Payload Configuration: 
Galileo HSI
Nav Data Collected: 
No
Total Flight Time: 
0.9 hours
Flight Segments: 
From:NQXTo:NQX
Start:10/13/12 18:22 Z Finish:10/13/12 19:13 Z
Flight Time:0.9 hours
Log Number:12R018PI:Stanley Herwitz
Funding Source:Bruce Tagg - NASA - SMD - ESD Airborne Science Program
Purpose of Flight:Check
Comments:This is the first flight of the Galileo HSI out of Key West Naval Air Station (KWNAS). Winds have been high, but the airfield has three runways so the crosswind component can be minimized. The pilot executed a manual take off from Rwy 3 and the handoff to the GCS was followed by figure 8 patterns over the airfield at 2000' and 2500' MSL to check the boresight alignment of the instrument. The transponder was not functioning properly, but the KWNAS radar saw the primary (skin) track of the aircraft and the team reported altitude which provides the same spatial information to ATC. A normal landing followed on Rwy 3.
Flight Hour Summary: 
12R01813R006
Flight Hours Approved in SOFRS192
Flight Hours Previously Approved 175.73
Total Used16.270
Total Remaining 175.73
12R018 Flight Reports
Date Flt # Purpose of Flight Duration Running Total Hours Remaining Miles Flown
11/15/1162Check0.750.75191.25
11/15/1163Check1.121.87190.13
08/24/1266Check1.23.07188.93
10/13/1272Check0.93.97188.03
10/14/1273Science36.97185.03
10/17/1274Check0.57.47184.53
10/17/1275Science4.211.67180.33
10/18/1276Science1.212.87179.13
10/20/1277Science3.416.27175.73

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