DC-8 05/27/17

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Flight Number: 
1188
Payload Configuration: 
CPEX Payload: APR-2, DAWN, YES Dropsonde, HAMSR, MASC, MTHP
Nav Data Collected: 
Yes
Total Flight Time: 
5.3 hours
Comments: 
This was the first science flight for CPEX. The flight was conducted west southwest of south Florida in the Gulf of Mexico. Flight objectives were a clear air box pattern for calibration and validation of the instruments and demonstrate communications and procedures. Ten of twelve dropsondes were successful. DAWN had temperature problems at the beginning and HAMSR suspected a moisture issue that proved to be temperature issues
Flight Segments: 
From:KFLLTo:KFLL
Start:05/27/17 18:02 Z Finish:05/27/17 23:24 Z
Flight Time:5.3 hours
Log Number:178011PI:Ramesh Kakar
Funding Source:Ramesh Kakar - NASA - SMD - ESD Weather and Atmospheric Dynamics
Purpose of Flight:Science
Flight Hour Summary: 
178011
Flight Hours Approved in SOFRS106
Total Used104.3
Total Remaining1.7
178011 Flight Reports
Date Flt # Purpose of Flight Duration Running Total Hours Remaining Miles Flown
05/16/171182Check1.31.3104.7
05/17/171184Science2.63.9102.1
05/25/171187Ferry4.58.497.6
05/27/171188Science5.313.792.3
05/29/171189Science5.519.286.8
05/31/171190Science625.280.8
06/01/171191Science5.730.975.1
06/02/171192Science6.237.168.9
06/06/171193Science3.94165
06/10/171194Science5.346.359.7
06/11/171195Science6.452.753.3
06/15/171196Science4.757.448.6
06/16/171197Science5.362.743.3
06/17/17 - 06/18/171198Science7.169.836.2
06/19/171199Science5.975.730.3
06/20/171200Science5.781.424.6
06/21/171201Science5.486.819.2
06/23/171202Science4.891.614.4
06/24/171203Science5.897.48.6
06/26/171204Science1.999.36.7
06/28/171205Science5104.31.7

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