Mission Summary
20130907N1 Aircraft 49RF
HWRF Model Evaluation missions into Tropical Disturbance Gabrielle

Aircraft Crew (49RF)
Aircraft CommanderJeff Hagen
Co-pilotJason Mansour
Co-pilotRon Moyers
Flight DirectorIan Sears
Flight DirectorPaul Flaherty
Radar TechnicianCharles Lynch
Lead TechGabe Defeo
Dropsonde OperatorJorge Delgado
Dropsonde OperatorLeonard Miller
Scientific Crew (49RF)
None

Mission Plan :

NOAA 49RF will fly an HRD-tasked HWRF Model Evaluation mission around Tropical Disturbance Gabrielle. The G-IV will leave St. Croix, USVI by 1300 UTC on Sept. 7th and will recover at St. Croix, USVIat 2000 UTC on the same day.

TROPICAL DISTURBANCE SYNOPTIC SURVEILLANCE MISSION PLAN: AL97
Prepared by the Hurricane Research Division
August 29, 2013 2:42:01 PM
Aircraft: N49RF
Altitude: FL410-450
Proposed takeoff: 07/1400Z
DROP LOCATIONS
# LAT LON TIME
deg min deg min hh:mm
1 21 3066 00 0:42
2 22 0066 00 1:03
3 24 3066 00 1:23
4 24 3068 00 1:38
5 24 3070 00 1:52
6 24 3072 00 2:07
7 23 1572 00 2:17
8 22 0072 00 2:27
9 20 4572 00 2:38
10 19 3072 00 2:48
11 19 3069 30 3:07
12 19 3067 00 3:26
13 21 3067 00 3:42
14 23 3067 00 3:58
15 23 3068 20 4:08
16 23 3069 40 4:18
17 23 3071 00 4:28
18 22 3071 00 4:36
19 21 3071 00 4:44
20 20 3071 00 4:52
21 20 3069 30 5:04
22 20 3068 00 5:15
23 22 3068 00 5:31
24 22 3070 00 5:46
25 21 3070 00 5:54
26 21 3068 30 6:05

Mission Summary :

Take off Landing
St. Croix, USVI13:37 UTC St. Croix, USVI20:08 UTC

26 drops, 26 good and 1 bad.

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