Mission Summary
20170907N1 Aircraft 49RF
Tropical Storm Nate (AL16)
Synoptic Surveillance

Aircraft Crew (49RF)
Aircraft CommanderMacIntyre
Co-pilotCowan
Flight DirectorIan Sears
Flight DirectorPaul Flaherty
System EngineerAl Goldstien
Data TechnicianMiller
AVAPSJim Roles
AVAPSHartberger

Scientific Crew (49RF)
GuestGeorge Waldenberger


Original Proposed NOAA 49 track

Actual Synoptic Surveillance NOAA 49 track

Mission Plan :

NOAA 49RF (N49) will fly a synoptic surveillance mission around Tropical Storm Nate.

HURRICANE SYNOPTIC SURVEILLANCE MISSION PLAN: NATE
Prepared by the National Hurricane Center
October 06, 2017 7:44:16 AM
Aircraft: N49RF
Proposed takeoff: 07/0530Z
DROP LOCATION TABLE
# LAT LON Time
deg min deg min hr:min
1 25 42 -84 12 0:22
2 26 00 -86 00 0:36
3 24 42 -85 42 0:47
4 23 24 -86 00 0:58
5 23 12 -84 12 1:12
6 21 42 -85 12 1:26
7 22 21 -86 50 1:40
8 21 48 -88 02 1:51
9 22 21 -90 34 2:11
10 23 24 -91 24 2:22
11 21 42 -92 12 2:37
12 20 12 -91 42 2:50
13 19 42 -93 12 3:03
14 19 42 -94 42 3:15
15 21 12 -95 12 3:28
16 21 12 -93 42 3:40
17 23 12 -93 12 3:56
18 23 12 -94 42 4:08
19 23 12 -96 12 4:20
20 23 09 -97 35 4:31
21 24 42 -96 12 4:47
22 26 12 -95 42 5:00
23 27 42 -95 42 5:13
24 26 12 -94 12 5:29
25 24 42 -94 42 5:42
26 24 42 -93 12 5:54
27 24 42 -91 42 6:06
28 26 00 -91 24 6:17
29 27 30 -93 00 6:34
30 28 30 -91 30 6:48
31 27 03 -90 34 7:02
32 27 37 -89 22 7:12
33 27 37 -88 02 7:23
34 27 03 -86 50 7:33
35 28 42 -86 42 7:47
36 28 42 -85 12 7:58
37 28 42 -83 42 8:10

Mission Summary :

Take off Landing
Linder-Lakeland, FL05:43 UTC Linder-Lakeland, FL14:21 UTC
Expendables 35 dropsondes, 5 bad

Problems :


Mission Data :

Flight Director's log | Dropsonde log | Flight Director's manifest | NetCDF data | serial data


Page last updated Nov. 21, 2017
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