ER-2 #806 01/27/17

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Flight Number: 
17-6014
Payload Configuration: 
AVIRIS-C, MASTER, HyTES
Nav Data Collected: 
Yes
Total Flight Time: 
3.9 hours
Comments: 
Comments: 806 took off a little late. The arresting gear for the F-18s were still on the runway. Took off at 1942Z. Flew Line 8 west; 5% cloud cover. Volcano line starting at south end had some clouds; north end clear. At Kilauea volcano the sky was clear. Vince said he could see the ER-2 from the ground! His grad student took a hi-res picture of the ER-2 with a long contrail and sent it to the distribution list. Line 9 had 10% clouds; Line 39 was socked in at Maui but clear over Molokai; Line 42 had 40% clouds; Line 25 had 25% clouds; Line 26 had 30% clouds; Molokai was sky clear; Oahu coast was sky clear. Landed at 2335Z for 3.9 hour flight. Jet is good for tomorrow’s planned flight.
Flight Segments: 
From:MCAS Kaneohe Bay, HITo:MCAS Kaneohe Bay, HI
Start:01/27/17 19:42 Z Finish:01/27/17 23:35 Z
Flight Time:3.9 hours
Log Number:172032PI:Robert Green
Funding Source:Woody Turner - NASA - SMD - ESD Biological Diversity
Purpose of Flight:Science
Comments:Purpose: The 4th science mission of the campaign was to intersect an overflight of the NASA ASTER satellite at 10:59AM HST. In addition, the flight plan included flying the volcano trade wind lines and coral lines around the island of Hawaii.
Flight Hour Summary: 
162013172032
Flight Hours Approved in SOFRS90
Flight Hours Previously Approved 90
Total Used065.3
Total Remaining 24.7
172032 Flight Reports
Date Flt # Purpose of Flight Duration Running Total Hours Remaining Miles Flown
01/17/17 - 01/18/1717-6010Transit6.86.883.2
01/19/1717-6011Science3.21080
01/26/1717-6012Science2.412.477.6
01/27/1717-6013Science2.114.575.5
01/27/1717-6014Science3.918.471.6
01/29/1717-6015Science2.62169
02/02/1717-6016Science3.524.565.5
02/03/17 - 02/04/1717-6017Science4.829.360.7
02/07/17 - 02/08/1717-6018Science2.131.458.6
02/08/1717-6019Science3.234.655.4
02/09/1717-6020Science3.638.251.8
02/10/1717-6021Science2.84149
02/12/1717-6022Science0.641.648.4
02/21/17 - 02/22/1717-6023Science546.643.4
02/22/1717-6024Science2.749.340.7
02/23/1717-6025Science352.337.7
02/24/1717-6026Science5.457.732.3
03/03/17 - 03/04/1717-6027Transit7.665.324.7

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