HIPPO IV :: Research Flight 08 :: Darwin, Australia to Saipan
07.03.11 :: US
07.04.11 :: AU
RF08 of HIPPO IV landed safely in Saipan. The GV was held at a constant 40,000 ft altitude by the Indonesian Air Traffic Control and only was able to start dips as about 4ºN, limiting profiling to only 3 dips on this flight. However, they were able to accomplish a high ascent before landing.