ER-2 #806 02/09/17

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Flight Number: 
17-6020
Payload Configuration: 
AVIRIS-C, MASTER, HyTES
Nav Data Collected: 
Yes
Total Flight Time: 
3.6 hours
Comments: 
Takeoff at 0856; Landing at 1232 for a 3.6 hour mission. Weather over Kauai mostly clear (5% clouds); two lines along the coast: 0% clouds. The line over the Moby Buoy had 0% clouds. The Big Island (BI) line had haze – can see it from high altitude. Western part of the BI had clouds inland. The eastern side of the BI had lots of clouds. Line 28 was good. During the middle part of L29, AVIRIS Q-9 Fail Light came on. The pilot recycled Q-Bay power multiple times but the fail light remained on. Continued the mission with the AVIRIS fail-light on. Completed lines 30 and 31. L30 was sky clear (0% clouds). L31 had 5% clouds. The Trade Wind line (L8) had 90% clouds. It was decided to RTB because the sun angle went “out of the solar window” for data collection. Tim Williams was the pilot.
Flight Segments: 
From:MCAS Kaneohe Bay, HITo:MCAS Kaneohe Bay, HI
Start:02/09/17 18:56 Z Finish:02/09/17 22:32 Z
Flight Time:3.6 hours
Log Number:172032PI:Robert Green
Funding Source:Woody Turner - NASA - SMD - ESD Biological Diversity
Purpose of Flight:Science
Comments:Purpose: The 10th science mission of the campaign was to fly coral lines around Kauai, Molokai, Maui, Oahu; and volcano lines over the Big Island.
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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