DCOTSS - ER-2 - AFRC #809 07/23/21 Science Report

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Date: 
Friday, July 23, 2021
Mission: 
DCOTSS
Mission Location: 
Salina, KS
Mission Summary: 

Research flight 3

Related Flight Report: 

ER-2 - AFRC #809 07/23/21

Flight Number: 
21-9059
Payload Configuration: 
AWAS, DPOPS, HAL, HWV, HUPCRS, ROZE, CAFÉ, CANOE, WI-ICOS, MMS, PALMS, UCATS, AVS Camera
Nav Data Collected: 
Yes
Total Flight Time: 
6.7 hours
Comments: 
This was the third science flight from SLN for the DCOTSS campaign. Take off occurred 0853 local. Ground ops went very well. Initial climb out FL620; instrument panel was good; had no issue with ATC to descend to FL400; flew as planned for all maneuvers and points. Thin cirrus clouds at FL400, otherwise no clouds, but hazy through most of flight. Some light chop around FL400, otherwise no turbulence. Leveled off around FL012 for 10 minutes to reduce moisture on instruments. Landed 1535 local. Greg Nelson was the pilot.
Flight Segments: 
From:SLNTo:SLN
Start:07/23/21 13:53 Z Finish:07/23/21 20:35 Z
Flight Time:6.7 hours
Log Number:212002PI:Kenneth Bowman
Funding Source:Barry Lefer - NASA - SMD - ESD Earth Venture Suborbital-3 Program
Purpose of Flight:Science
Miles Flown:2294 miles
Flight Hour Summary: 
212002
Flight Hours Approved in SOFRS166
Total Used97.5
Total Remaining68.5
212002 Flight Reports
Date Flt # Purpose of Flight Duration Running Total Hours Remaining Miles Flown
06/09/2121-9046Check4.14.1161.91268
06/14/2121-9047Check3.87.9158.10
06/17/2121-9048Science6.214.1151.90
07/12/2121-9056Transit3.217.3148.70
07/16/2121-9057Science825.3140.72883
07/20/2121-9058Science7.232.5133.52400
07/23/2121-9059Science6.739.2126.82294
07/26/2121-9060Science6.345.5120.51952
07/29/2121-9061Science7.653.1112.92628
08/02/2121-9062Science6.759.8106.22670
08/06/2121-9065Science5.765.5100.52271
08/10/2121-9066Science7.773.292.82542
08/14/2121-9067Science780.285.82564
08/17/2121-9068Science6.887792275
08/19/2121-9069Science7.194.171.92373
08/23/2121-9070Transit3.497.568.50

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