ER-2 #806 02/03/17 - 02/04/17

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Flight Number: 
17-6017
Payload Configuration: 
AVIRIS-C, MASTER, HyTES
Nav Data Collected: 
Yes
Total Flight Time: 
4.8 hours
Comments: 
Took off about 7 minutes late to troubleshoot the MASTER instrument. MASTER was unable to boot before flight. The L1 fail light was on solid and stayed on. Left wing power was cycled many times with the same fail-light results – fail-light remained on. During climb-out, the visibility was poor around Oahu. The following are the lines that were flown with percent cloud cover. Line 43: clear; Line 47: 30% clouds (low small cumulus). At French Frigate Shoals (FFS): L51-10% clouds; L53-10% clouds; L52 -10% clouds. Gardner Pinnacles (L63): 5% clouds. FFS (the other direction): L54-20% clouds; L56-80% clouds; L55-15% clouds. Hit west line (L56) again: 30% clouds. L44: 1% clouds. Kauai (L37) had solid cloud coverage. Stu took an awesome picture of FFS with some cirrus clouds. The ER-2 was at its cross-wind limit during landing. Stu Broce was the pilot.
Flight Segments: 
From:MCAS Kaneohe Bay, HITo:MCAS Kaneohe Bay, HI
Start:02/03/17 19:14 Z Finish:02/04/17 00:01 Z
Flight Time:4.8 hours
Log Number:172032PI:Robert Green
Funding Source:Woody Turner - NASA - SMD - ESD Biological Diversity
Purpose of Flight:Science
Comments:The 7th science mission of the campaign was a day flight out to the Gardner Pinnacles. Flew coral lines at French Frigate Shoals (out and back) along the way.
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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