Mission Summary
20170925H2 Aircraft 42RF
Hurricane Maria
DWL/COYOTE

Aircraft Crew (42RF)
Aircraft Commander
Co-pilot
Co-pilot
Flight Engineer
Flight Engineer
Navigator
Flight Director
Flight Director
System Engineer
Data Technician
Dropsonde Operator

Scientific Crew (42RF)
Lead Project Scientist HRD
Radar Scientist HRD
Dropsonde Scientist HRD
Boundary layer Scientist

Scientific Crew (ground)
Radar ScientistJohn Gamache HRD

Mission Plan :

NOAA 42RF (N42) will perform an HRD-tasked Doppler Winds LIDAR and COYOTE mission into Hurricane Maria.


Proposed flight track for 20170925H2

TDR MISSION PLAN: Maria
Prepared by the Hurricane Research Division
September 21, 2017
Aircraft: N42RF
Proposed takeoff: 25/1700Z
DROP LOCATION TABLE
# LAT LON RAD/AZM Time
deg min deg min n mi/deg hr:min
1S29 3373 12 105/1801:28
2S33 0373 12 105/0002:21
3S31 1875 15 105/2702:59
4S31 1871 09 105/0903:52
5S32 3371 45 105/0454:13
6S30 0474 37 105/2255:06
7S30 0471 47 105/1355:44
8S32 3374 39 105/3156:37

Mission Summary :

Take off Landing
Linder-Lakeland, FL 16:55 UTC Linder-Lakeland, FL 21:30 UTC

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

Flight Director's log | serial data


Page last updated Oct. 12, 2017
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