Mission Summary
20170925N2 Aircraft 49RF
Hurricane Maria (AL15)
Synoptic Surveillance

Aircraft Crew (49RF)
Aircraft CommanderMoyers
Co-pilotFritzler
Flight DirectorMike Holmes
Flight DirectorRich Henning
System EngineerGabe DeFeo
Data TechnicianWarnecke
Dropsonde OperatorUnderwood
Dropsonde OperatorJoe Greene
GuestChris Melter (USF)


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 24, 2017 3:13:17 PM
Aircraft: N49RF
Proposed takeoff: 25/1730Z
DROP LOCATION TABLE
# LAT LON Time
deg min deg min hr:min
1 30 00 -80 00 0:27
2 32 00 -78 00 0:50
3 31 54 -76 18 1:02
4 33 12 -76 00 1:13
5 34 15 -75 10 1:24
6 34 49 -73 58 1:34
7 37 00 -74 00 1:52
8 39 00 -72 00 2:14
9 43 00 -69 00 2:53
10 40 00 -69 00 3:17
11 38 00 -69 00 3:34
12 36 00 -69 00 3:50
13 36 00 -71 00 4:05
14 34 49 -72 38 4:20
15 34 15 -71 26 4:30
16 33 12 -70 36 4:41
17 34 00 -68 00 5:01
18 34 00 -66 00 5:16
19 31 50 -66 40 5:35
20 31 30 -68 30 5:49
21 31 54 -70 18 6:03
22 30 36 -70 36 6:14
23 29 33 -71 26 6:24
24 28 59 -72 38 6:34
25 28 59 -73 58 6:45
26 29 33 -75 10 6:55
27 30 36 -76 00 7:06
28 28 00 -76 00 7:27
29 27 00 -78 00 7:44
30 29 00 -78 00 8:01

Mission Summary :

Take off Landing
Linder-Lakeland, FL 17:36 UTC Linder-Lakeland, FL 01:11 UTC

Problems :

Aircraft experienced a cabin pressurization problem at point 22. Sci/ops ended at that point and NOAA49 returned to KLAL.


Mission Data :

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


Page last updated Oct. 06, 2017
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