DC-8 01/21/12

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Flight Number: 
120205
Payload Configuration: 
DC-8 GCPEX 2012
Nav Data Collected: 
Yes
Total Flight Time: 
3.6 hours
Flight Segments: 
From:KBGRTo:KBGR
Start:01/21/12 17:52 Z Finish:01/21/12 21:27 Z
Flight Time:3.6 hours
Log Number:128002PI:Mathew Schwaller
Funding Source:Mathew Schwaller - NASA - SMD - ESD GPM Program Manager
Purpose of Flight:Science
Comments:Second science flight. Objective was clear air background radiation characterization for radiometers. The LIMA pattern in area A-1 was flown with one circuit of four lines. The area had a little bit of everything. The northwest was overcast with light snow and the southeast was severe clear. The GPM deputy project scientist was on the flight and judged conditions satisfactory for the objective. A Caribou station pass was canceled due to reports of overcast conditions.
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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