Mission Summary
20170917H1 Aircraft 42RF
Hurricane Jose
TDR

Aircraft Crew (42RF)
Aircraft CommanderScott Price
Co-pilotNate Kahn
Co-pilotJohn Rossi
Flight EngineerKen Heystek
Flight EngineerJosh Sanchez
NavigatorPeter Freeman
Flight DirectorMike Holmes
System EngineerMac McAlister
Data TechnicianMike Mascaro
ObserverKevin Doremus
ObserverChristopher Skapin

Scientific Crew:
Scientific Crew (42RF)
Lead Project ScientistJun Zhang HRD
Radar ScientistBob Black HRD
GuestThomas HansonCh.1 News
GuestKeith KocinskiCh.1 News

Scientific Crew (ground)
Radar ScientistJohn Gamache HRD

Mission Plan :

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

Figure 1. Proposed flight track for 20170917H1

TDR MISSION PLAN: Jose
Prepared by the Hurricane Research Division
August 07, 2017
Aircraft: N42RF
Proposed takeoff: 17/2000Z
DROP LOCATION TABLE
# LAT LON RAD/AZM Time
deg min deg min n mi/deg hr:min
1S30 1872 18 90/1801:38
2S33 1872 18 90/0002:24
3S31 4874 04 90/2702:56
4S31 4870 32 90/0903:42
5S32 5271 03 90/0454:00
6S30 4473 32 90/2254:46
7S30 4471 04 90/1355:18
8S32 5273 33 90/3156:04

Mission Summary :

Take off Landing
Linder-Lakeland, FL 19:56 UTC Linder-Lakeland, FL 04:27 UTC
Penetrations 4

Mission Evaluation:

5 Dropsondes launched, all good and sent.

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


Page last updated Sept. 19, 2017
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