B-200 (UC-12B) - LARC 03/23/21

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Flight Number: 
Activate Flight 47 (Researcher #56)
Payload Configuration: 
HSRL II/RSP
Nav Data Collected: 
No
Total Flight Time: 
4.1 hours
Flight Segments: 
From:KLFITo:klfi
Start:03/23/21 15:56 Z Finish:03/23/21 20:00 Z
Flight Time:4.1 hours
Log Number:21B005PI:Armin Sorooshian
Funding Source:Barry Lefer - NASA - SMD - ESD Earth Venture Suborbital-3 Program
Purpose of Flight:Science
Miles Flown:704 miles
Comments:Cooperative ACTIVATE flight with HU-25. Route: KLFI-ATLIC-ZIBUT-3530N/07045W-ZIBUT-ATLIC-KLFI. After takeoff, HU-25 was delayed approximately 20 minutes on deck at KLFI waiting for IFR release. UC-12 coordinated holding in W-387K to wait for HU-25. Coordinated leaving holding to rendezvous with HU-25 and proceeded on planned profile. Winds at flight profile altitude of FL280 were approx. 280/20-30 kts. Clear air at altitude until approx. 30nm east of ATLIC on return leg, when high-level light cirrus was encountered. Remained at FL280 for final dropsonde launch, then commenced descent for recovery at approx. 10nm east of ATLIC. 5x dropsondes deployed.
Flight Hour Summary: 
21B005
Flight Hours Approved in SOFRS200
Total Used69.5
Total Remaining130.5
21B005 Flight Reports
Date Flt # Purpose of Flight Duration Running Total Hours Remaining Miles Flown
01/20/21Activate Flight 33Science33197600
01/29/21Activate Flight 34Science36194700
02/03/21Activate Flight 35Science3.39.3190.7700
02/10/21Activate Flight 36Science3.713187670
02/20/21Activate Flight 37 (Researcher #46)Science3.316.3183.7600
02/21/21Activate Flight 38 (Researcher #47)Science420.3179.7650
03/04/21Activate Flight 39 (Researcher #48)Science3.123.4176.6620
03/05/21Activate Flight 40 (Researcher #49)Science3.526.9173.1706
03/05/21Activate Flight 41(Researcher #50)Science3.330.2169.8650
03/08/21Activate Flight 42(Researcher #51)Science3.333.5166.5680
03/09/21Activate Flight 43(Researcher #52)Science3.436.9163.1708
03/12/21Activate Flight 44/45(Researcher #53/54)Science3.440.3159.7700
03/12/21Activate Flight 44/45(Researcher #53/54)Science3.543.8156.2700
03/20/21Activate Flight 46 (Researcher #55)Science3.447.2152.8705
03/23/21Activate Flight 47 (Researcher #56)Science4.151.3148.7704
03/29/21Activate Flight 48 (Researcher #57) (Update each flight)Science3.955.2144.8767
03/30/21Activate Flight 49 (Researcher #58) (Update each flight)Science3.458.6141.4712
03/30/21Activate Flight 50 (Researcher #59) (Update each flight)Science3.662.2137.8797
04/02/21Activate Flight 51 (Researcher #60) (Update each flight)Science2.664.8135.2710
04/02/21Activate Flight 51 (Researcher #60) (Update each flight)Science4.769.5130.5710

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