Mission Summary
20170904N1 Aircraft 49RF
Hurricane Irma (AL11)
Synoptic Surveillance

Aircraft Crew (49RF)
Aircraft CommanderTwining
Co-pilotFitzler
Co-pilotSims
Flight DirectorRich Henning
Flight DirectorJess Williams
System EngineerJoe Greene
Data TechnicianGabe Defeo
Dropsonde OperatorDelgado
Dropsonde OperatorPatel


Original Proposed NOAA 49 track

Actual Synoptic Surveillance NOAA 49 track

Mission Plan :

NOAA 49RF (N49) will fly a synoptic surveillance mission from Barbados into Hurricane Irma.

HURRICANE SYNOPTIC SURVEILLANCE MISSION PLAN: IRMA
Prepared by the National Hurricane Center
September 03, 2017 5:39:48 PM
Aircraft: N49RF
Proposed takeoff: 04/1730Z
DROP LOCATION TABLE
# LAT LON Time
deg min deg min hr:min
1 13 04 -59 29 0:00
2 14 30 -61 00 0:17
3 14 30 -62 30 0:29
4 14 30 -64 00 0:41
5 16 30 -64 00 0:57
6 20 30 -64 00 1:30
7 22 30 -64 00 1:47
8 24 30 -64 00 2:03
9 26 30 -64 00 2:19
10 28 30 -64 00 2:36
11 28 30 -62 00 2:51
12 28 30 -60 00 3:06
13 26 30 -60 00 3:23
14 24 30 -60 00 3:39
15 22 30 -60 00 3:55
16 20 30 -60 00 4:12
17 20 30 -58 00 4:28
18 17 42 -57 00 4:52
19 18 45 -56 10 5:03
20 19 19 -54 58 5:13
21 19 19 -53 38 5:24
22 18 45 -52 26 5:35
23 17 42 -51 36 5:45
24 16 24 -51 18 5:56
25 15 06 -51 36 6:07
26 14 03 -52 26 6:18
27 13 29 -53 38 6:29
28 13 29 -54 58 6:40
29 14 03 -56 10 6:50
30 15 06 -57 00 7:01
31 16 24 -57 18 7:12

Mission Summary :

Take off Landing
Barbados, BWI 17:20 UTC Barbados, BWI 01:16 UTC

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Mission Data :


Flight track

Temperature and Moisture

Wind and Atlitude

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