Mission Summary
20170920N1 Aircraft 49RF
Hurricane Maria (AL15)
Synoptic Surveillance

Aircraft Crew (49RF)
Aircraft CommanderMacIntyre
Co-pilotFritzler
Flight DirectorRich Henning
Flight DirectorBrian Belson
System EngineerJoe Greene
Data TechnicianGabe Defeo
Dropsonde OperatorUnderwood
Dropsonde OperatorWarnecke


Original Proposed NOAA 49 track

Actual Synoptic Surveillance NOAA 49 track

Mission Plan :

NOAA 49RF (N49) will fly a synoptic surveillance mission around Hurricane Maria.

HURRICANE SYNOPTIC SURVEILLANCE MISSION PLAN: MARIA
Prepared by the National Hurricane Center
September 19, 2017 3:29:18 PM
Aircraft: N49RF
Proposed takeoff: 20/1730Z
DROP LOCATION TABLE
# LAT LON Time
deg min deg min hr:min
1 14 10 -60 43 0:13
2 15 12 -62 00 0:27
3 16 23 -63 10 0:40
4 17 30 -64 24 0:54
5 16 27 -65 14 1:05
6 15 53 -66 26 1:15
7 15 53 -67 46 1:26
8 16 27 -68 58 1:37
9 17 30 -72 00 2:02
10 17 30 -73 30 2:14
11 17 30 -75 00 2:26
12 20 00 -74 00 2:48
13 22 00 -74 00 3:05
14 24 00 -74 00 3:21
15 26 00 -74 00 3:37
16 25 00 -71 00 4:02
17 23 00 -71 00 4:18
18 21 00 -71 00 4:35
19 20 06 -69 48 4:47
20 21 09 -68 58 4:58
21 21 43 -67 46 5:08
22 24 00 -69 00 5:29
23 26 00 -69 00 5:46
24 26 00 -66 00 6:09
25 24 00 -66 00 6:25
26 21 43 -66 26 6:44
27 21 09 -65 14 6:55
28 20 06 -64 24 7:06
29 18 48 -64 06 7:16

Mission Summary :

Take off Landing
Barbados, BWI 17:39 UTC Barbados, BWI 01:53 UTC

Problems :


Mission Data :

Flight Director's log | Flight Director's manifest | NetCDF data | serial data | 1 second data


Flight track

Temperature and Moisture

Wind and Atlitude


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