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CHAPTER 4:  POST-FLIGHT

A. FLIGHT TERMINATION

Upon flight termination (usually above 15mb), an audio alert will sound from the RWS workstation.  A window will appear informing you of flight termination and asking for confirmation to power down the UPS and SPS.  Click “Yes.”

After the UPS and SPS have shut down, the coded message window will once again appear.  Transmit the ABV just like you sent the FZL, MAN, and SGL messages earlier.  Click on “Ok” to close any other pop-up windows regarding a successful flight or change in UPS status.

B. FLIGHT SUMMARY

Click on “View” ->  “Flight Summary.”  

Figure 4.1—“Flight Summary” window.

Write down the ascension rates from “Surface to 400 hPa” and from “400 hPa to Termination,” the “Termination GPH from PTU (m)” (termination height), the “Termination Pressure,” and the code for “Termination Reason” on the paper log (Figure 4.1)  Click “Ok.”  Click “File” -> “Close.”

C. ARCHIVE FLIGHT

A window will appear reminding you to archive the flight and send it to NCDC.  Go to “Tools” -> “Utilities” and the NCDC Archive Utility will open.  Select your flight.  It

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