Monthly Archives: September 2015

17 Sept 2015

NASA’s Global Hawk in the SHOUT configuration during Range Flight. (Carla S. Thomas, AFRC Photographer) ​

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16 Sept 2015

AVAPS Engineers preflighting system at the aft section of the Global Hawk. (Picture: Dave Fratello) ​

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15 Sept 2015

Global Hawk’s on-station range rings from NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center. The range rings show on-station time every six hours progressing as follows 18-12-6-0 hrs. ​

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14 Sept 2015

The National Center for Atmospheric Research’s Terry Hock preflights the Airborne VerticalAtmospheric Profiling System (AVAPS) with sonde in hand. (Picture: D.Fratello) ​

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13 Sept 2015

HD Vis image near El Paso, TX during the Global Hawk return flight to NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center on September 8th. ​

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12 Sept 2015

Jeff Bailey, NASA’s LIP Engineer, tests the LIP Conductivity Probe after repair. Lightning Instrument Package (LIP) consists of eight state of the art digital electric field mills and a dual-tube Gerdien conductivity probe. These field mills allow the determination of … Continue reading

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11 Sept 2015

Global Hawk at NASA’s Armstrong AFC conducting Ku Command, Control, Communications (C3) testing.

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10 Sept 2015

The Global Hawk returned to NASA’s Armstrong FRC (Edwards AFB) landing 8 Sept 1900 EDT after a 10.6-hour flight from NASA’s Wallops FF. The actual flight track is shown below:

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9 Sept 2015

High Definition image as Global Hawk passes over a storm in Texas on transit flight back to NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center on 8 Sept 2015. ​ The Global Hawk on the ramp at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center on … Continue reading

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8 Sept 2015

Engineers Sean Kirby and Dodie Patterson provide Global Hawk Data and IT support to the Instrument Teams during preflight checks in the Hangar. ​

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