RF-01

 

 

RAF Daily Activity Sheet
Project Name: Plows Date: 2009/11/13
Aircraft: C-130    Test:    Ferry: Flight Hour Allocation: 161
Location: Peoria, Il 2009/11/01 - 2010/02/28
PI: Rauber et al PM: Allen Schanot , Jorgen Jensen



Research Flight #: RF-01 Flight Hrs: 4.6 Project Total: 4.6

Data Summary:  
Data Start Time 14 : 43 : 26 UTC Data End Time 20 : 17 : 11 UTC

IRU Performance: IRU Serial #: 176
Departure Coordinates: LAT: 40° 39.68' N LON: 89° 41.83' W
Time in Nav: 14 : 18 UTC    
Destination Coordinates: LAT: 40° 39.9' N LON: 89° 41.23' W
Destination Read Out 1: LAT: 40° 39.32' N LON: 89° 42.24' W
Destination Read Out 2: LAT: LON:
Time Off: 20 : 24 UTC    

LAT Error LON Error Nav Time THDG Dest. LAT ERROR
N 0.58 E 0.93 6.1   40.66 0.15
           



Technician Notes:

#3 ENGINE SHUTDOWN - MISSION ABORTED

No communication with CSI probe.

WCN loses com @ 1900



Project Manager Notes:

Low signal on 3 of 6 dropsonde after release

Extra gap WP DSM's, DPB oscill 1915-1903 numerous!

 

Data Start Time 14:43:26 UTC Data End Time 20:17:11 UTC
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FAX to Al Schanot
PLOWS - RF01

Date: Friday, 13 November 2009
Take-off Time: 1600 UTC (1000 LT)
Duration: approx. 7 hours

Dropsonde Track: G

Track:
PIA to G1
G1 through G10 (sondes dropped from G5 to G10 only) First drop at ~11:30 a.m.
G10 to GFK
GFK to DLH
DLH to GFK
GFK to DLH
DLH to PIA

Altitudes:
PIA to G1: on route
G1 to GFK: max altitude 23,000 feet
G10 to GFK 23,000 feet
GFK to DLH: 23,000 feet
DLH to GFK: 20,000 feet
GFK to DLH: 18,000 feet
DLH to PIA: Return to PIA on route

GFK to DLH and back could be at different altitudes