TF04 Research Flight Report

ICE-L TF04 Research Flight Report C130Q
 

Project #2008-115 ICE-L
NSF/NCAR C-130Q Hercules (N130AR)
Research Flight Report

 

Aircraft: N130AR Date: 12 Dec 2007 J/D:  
Project No.: 2008-115 Title: ICE-L Flight No.: TF04 Data Type:  
Pilot: Boynton Co-Pilot: Genzlinger F/E: Eagan P/M: Jørgen Jensen
Observer(s):       P/I: Heymsfield, et al.
                                       
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Comments
1. Disc file 19:02:14 22:00:40 2:58:26 819.917354 MB
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Input Data Discrepancies:

 

 

Calibration Maneuvers
  Start End Airspeed
Rvrs. Hdg. 19:35:45 19:47:45 200 kt
Rvrs. Hdg. 19:51:45 20:03:00 170 kt
Rvrs. Hdg. 20:06:50 20:18:50 200 kt
Rvrs. Hdg. 20:23:00 20:36:20 230 kt
Rvrs. Hdg. 20:39:56 20:52:45 200 kt
Pitch 20:57:50 21:01:15 200 kt ?
Yaw 21:08:28 21:11:00 200 kt ?
Circle 21:12:50 21:29:00 200 kt ?
Block Out 19:06
Block In 22:03
Flight Hours W/Minutes 2:57
Flight Hours W/Tenths 2.95
Departure Ramp Coordinates ID
N 39° 54.8' E 105° 07.1' KBJC
S W
Destination Ramp Coordinates ID
N 39° 54.8' E 105° 07.1' KBJC
S W

 

Mode Time
Align :
Ready Nav :
Nav 18:24
Off 22:04
Time in Nav 3:40
Time in Nav 3.67 hrs
IRU 1 Serial No. IRU 1 IRU Destination Readout
  N 39° 57.7' E 105° 08.3'
S W
IRU 2 Serial No. IRU 2 IRU Destination Readout
  N   E  
S W

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alignment True Hdg. IRU 1 Terminal Error IRU 1 Position Error
210° N 2.9' E 1.2' 0.83
(NM/Hr)
S W
Alignment True Hdg. IRU 2 Terminal Error IRU 2 Position Error
  N   E    
(NM/Hr)
S W

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Brief Summary of the Mission: The flight's objective is to commence calibration maneuvers that allow to verify and improve the accuracy of the wind gust probe (3D wind field measurement) as well as to verify operation of other instruments.