Seventh flight for the WISM instrument of this campaign. Flight was conducted around the Grand Junction airport, over the Colorado river, and over the Grand Mesa. Kerry Speed and Tim Durham flew. Pilots were Thomas Sommerville and Ross Rice. Sky was mostly cloudy. The aircraft flew at 5000 ft above ground level during all data collects. The radiometer did not operate to allow all six channels of the radar to collect data. The radar worked well with all channels collecting data for the duration of the flight.
|Start:||02/09/17 10:10 Z||Finish:||02/09/17 12:05 Z|
|Flight Time:||1.9 hours|
|Log Number:||17M014||PI:||Lora Koenig|
|Funding Source:||Parminder Ghuman - NASA - SMD - ESD ESTO - IIP Program Manager|
|Purpose of Flight:||Science|
|Comments:||Flight plan was for science flights over the Grand Mesa and included flight tracks over the airport to pass over the corner reflectors going to and returning from the Grand Mesa. The flight plan was completed except the final overpass of the corner reflectors at the airport.|
|Flight Hours Approved in SOFRS||12|
|17M014 Flight Reports|
|Date||Flt #||Purpose of Flight||Duration||Running Total||Hours Remaining|
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