Plan of the Day 08/11/02

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Plan of the Day

Posted On: 08/10/02 05:45 PM CDT

Next Flight Date: 08/11/02

Altus Status: Fly

Hands Off: 11:00 AM EDT (15:00 UTC)

Estimated Takeoff: 12:30 AM EDT (16:30 UTC)

Estimated Landing: 06:00 PM EDT (22:00 UTC)

Daily Objectives:
Investigate isolated thunderstorms in the ACES target domain (Everglades and the surrounding Ocean). Storm forecast over the target area expected to be as good or better tomorrow (Sunday).

The UAV crew will determine why the fuel pressure indicator showed high and tomorrow's flight will be contingent on their determination and solution.

9 AM EDT, Weather briefing and aircraft/payload status.
11 AM EDT, short weather status update

Debrief will occur ~ half hour after landing.

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