Mission Summary
20170908H1 Aircraft 42RF
Hurricane Irma (AL11)
TDR

Aircraft Crew (42RF)
Aircraft CommanderJustin Kibbey
Co-pilot Kahn
Co-pilot Rossi
Flight EngineerKen Heystek
Flight EngineerMike Sanchez
Navigator Freeman
Flight DirectorMike Holmes
System EngineerTerry Lynch
Data TechnicianTodd Richards
Dropsonde OperatorUnderwood

Scientific Crew (42RF)
Lead Project ScientistJon Zawislak HRD
Radar ScientistJason Dunion HRD
Dropsonde ScientistHeather Holbach HRD
ObserverTodd Kimberlane NHC
ObserverHolger VoemelNCAR
GuestDennis Ross US Congress

Scientific Crew (ground)
Radar ScientistJohn Gamache HRD

Mission Plan :

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


Figure 1. Proposed flight track for 20170908H1

Actual flight track for 20170908H1

TDR MISSION PLAN: Irma
Prepared by the Hurricane Research Division
August 07, 2017
Aircraft: N42RF
Proposed takeoff: 08/0700Z
DROP LOCATION TABLE
# LAT LON RAD/AZM Time
deg min deg min n mi/deg hr:min
1S22 0075 37 90/2701:33
2I22 0074 481:45
3I22 0074 001:56
4I22 0073 122:08
5S22 0072 23 90/0902:19
6S23 3074 00 90/0002:51
7I22 4574 003:03
8I22 0074 003:15
9I21 1574 003:26
10S20 3074 00 90/1803:37
11S20 5672 52 90/1353:55
12I21 2873 264:07
13I22 0074 004:18
14I22 3274 344:29
15S23 0475 09 90/3154:41
16S20 5675 08 90/2255:13
17I21 2874 345:25
18I22 0074 005:37
19I22 3273 265:45
20S23 0472 51 90/0455:53

Mission Summary :

Take off Landing
Linder-Lakeland, FL 07:24 UTC Linder-Lakeland, FL 15:32 UTC
Penetrations 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

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


Page last updated Oct. 23, 2017
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