DC-8 01/19/12

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Flight Number: 
120204
Payload Configuration: 
DC-8 GCPEX 2012
Nav Data Collected: 
Yes
Total Flight Time: 
5.1 hours
Comments: 
First science flight. A small low pressure system moving began across the science operations area in the late morning. The DC-8 initially enter a racetrack pattern in box A1 but prior to completing one circuit changed to the A4 orbit over the CARE site as the front began to move in. The UND Citation joined the orbit with repeated spiral descents & climbs. The DC-8 completed 3 orbits, & 5 dogbone legs by the time the Citation declared bingo fuel.
Flight Segments: 
From:KBGRTo:KBGR
Start:01/19/12 14:00 Z Finish:01/19/12 19:05 Z
Flight Time:5.1 hours
Log Number:128002PI:Mathew Schwaller
Funding Source:Mathew Schwaller - NASA - SMD - ESD GPM Program Manager
Purpose of Flight:Science
Flight Hour Summary: 
128002
Flight Hours Approved in SOFRS80
Total Used79.7
Total Remaining0.3
128002 Flight Reports
Date Flt # Purpose of Flight Duration Running Total Hours Remaining Miles Flown
01/10/12120201Check2278
01/11/12120202Check2.84.875.2
01/17/12120203Ferry4.79.570.5
01/19/12120204Science5.114.665.4
01/21/12120205Science3.618.261.8
01/26/12 - 01/27/12120206Science6.324.555.5
01/28/12120207Science5.129.650.4
01/30/12 - 01/31/12120208Science5.635.244.8
02/04/12120209Science3.338.541.5
02/07/12120210Science3.842.337.7
02/12/12120211Science7.349.630.4
02/12/12 - 02/13/12120212Science3.653.226.8
02/16/12120213Science4.85822
02/20/12120214Science46218
02/21/12120215Science56713
02/24/12120216Science6.873.86.2
02/25/12120217Ferry5.979.70.3

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