Mission Summary
20170925N1 Aircraft 49RF
Hurricane Maria (AL15)
Synoptic Surveillance

Aircraft Crew (49RF)
Aircraft CommanderTwinning
Co-pilotCowen
Co-pilotSims
Flight DirectorJack Parrish
Flight DirectorPaul Flaherty
System EngineerJim Roles
System EngineerAl Goldstein
Data TechnicianHasan
Dropsonde OperatorMiller


Original Proposed 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 23, 2017 1:22:06 PM
Aircraft: N49RF
Proposed takeoff: 25/0530Z
DROP LOCATION TABLE
# LAT LON Time
deg min deg min hr:min
1 29 00 -78 00 0:38
2 29 30 -75 42 0:56
3 28 27 -74 52 1:07
4 27 53 -73 40 1:17
5 27 53 -72 20 1:27
6 28 27 -71 08 1:38
7 29 30 -70 18 1:49
8 30 48 -70 00 1:59
9 30 00 -68 00 2:16
10 32 30 -68 00 2:36
11 32 06 -70 18 2:54
12 33 09 -71 08 3:05
13 33 43 -72 20 3:15
14 35 00 -70 00 3:35
15 35 00 -67 00 3:57
16 37 00 -67 00 4:14
17 39 00 -67 00 4:30
18 41 00 -67 00 4:46
19 39 30 -70 00 5:11
20 37 00 -70 00 5:31
21 38 00 -73 00 5:55
22 36 00 -73 00 6:11
23 33 43 -73 40 6:30
24 33 09 -74 52 6:41
25 32 06 -75 42 6:51
26 30 48 -76 00 7:02
27 32 30 -78 00 7:23
28 30 30 -80 00 7:45

Mission Summary :

Take off Landing
Linder-Lakeland, FL 05:36 UTC Linder-Lakeland, FL 13:25 UTC

Problems :


Mission Data :

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

Flight track

Temperature and Moisture

Wind and Atlitude


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