Twin Otter - GRC 05/10/12

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Flight Number: 
PRISM 4
Payload Configuration: 
PRISM 2012
Nav Data Collected: 
No
Total Flight Time: 
3 hours
Flight Segments: 
From:KRNO (Reno International)To:KRNO (Reno International)
Start:05/10/12 15:17 Z Finish:05/10/12 18:17 Z
Flight Time:3 hours
Log Number:12T009PI:Pantazis Mouroulis
Funding Source:Bruce Tagg - NASA - SMD - ESD Airborne Science Program
Purpose of Flight:Other
Comments:Six lines were flown over Lake Tahoe at 11.8K, 7.1K, and 9.9K. Sites were labeled as the "Tahoe Coast Guard" and the "Tahoe Buoy" Before the flight the crew worked on insulating the sensor and covering the openings in the floor plate with the hope that it would help keep the senor thermally stable. During the flight the sensor did exhibit better thermal stability. The flight crew flew the Otter at its slowest sampling speed of 65 to 70 KIAS with flaps set at between 12 degrees.
Flight Hour Summary: 
12T009
Flight Hours Approved in SOFRS33
Total Used32.5
Total Remaining0.5
12T009 Flight Reports
Date Flt # Purpose of Flight Duration Running Total Hours Remaining Miles Flown
05/07/12PRISM 1Check1132
05/08/12PRISM 2Other3.74.728.3
05/09/12PRISM 3Ferry2.47.125.9
05/10/12PRISM 4Other310.122.9
05/11/12PRISM 6Ferry2.512.620.4

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