Mission Summary
20170904H2 Aircraft 42RF
Hurricane Irma (AL11)
TDR

Aircraft Crew (42RF)
Aircraft CommanderScott Price
Co-pilotMitchell
Co-pilotRees
Flight EngineerPaul Darby
Flight EngineerTodd Tuffnel
NavigatorUrato
NavigatorSloan
Flight DirectorBrian Belson
Flight DirectorJack Parrish
System EngineerWarnecke
Data TechnicianMike Mascaro
Dropsonde OperatorMcAlister

Scientific Crew (42RF)
Lead Project ScientistJon Zawislak HRD
Radar ScientistJun Zhang HRD

Scientific Crew (ground)
Radar ScientistPaul Reasor HRD

Mission Plan :

NOAA 42RF (N42) will perform an EMC-tasked TDR mission in Hurricane Irma.

Figure 1. Proposed flight track for 20170904H2

TDR MISSION PLAN: Franklin
Prepared by the Hurricane Research Division
August 07, 2017
Aircraft: N42RF
Proposed takeoff: 04/1900Z
DROP LOCATION TABLE
# LAT LON RAD/AZM Time
deg min deg min n mi/deg hr:min
1S16 1149 12 105/2101:56
2S19 1347 23 105/0302:49
3S19 1349 13 105/3303:16
4S16 1147 24 105/1504:09
5S17 4246 28 105/0904:36
6S17 4250 08 105/2705:29

Mission Summary :

Take off Landing
Barbados, BWI 20:09 UTC Barbados, BWI 03:21 UTC
Penetration 4

Mission Evaluation:

Problems :


Mission Data :

NetCDF SFMR data

Timeseries wind, rain rate, and pressure plots

Flight level wind plots full flight

Flight level wind plots in storm

SFMR wind plots full flight

SFMR wind plots in storm

LPS log | Radar log | Drop log | AXBT log
Flight Director's manifest Flight Director's log | NetCDF data | SFMR data | serial data


Page last updated Oct. 13, 2017
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