Mission Summary
20170926H1 Aircraft 42RF
Hurricane Maria
TDR

Aircraft Crew (42RF)
Aircraft CommanderJustin Kibbey
Co-pilotMitchell
Co-pilotRuckman
Flight EngineerPaul Darby
Flight EngineerTuffnel
NavigatorUrato
Flight DirectorBrian Belson
Flight DirectorIan Sears
System EngineerTerry Lynch
Data TechnicianTodd Richards
Dropsonde OperatorPatel

Scientific Crew (ground)
Radar ScientistJohn Gamache HRD

Mission Plan :

NOAA 42RF (N42) will perform an EMC-tasked Tail Doppler Radar mission into Hurricane Maria.


Proposed flight track for 20170926H1

Actual flight track for 20170926H1

TDR MISSION PLAN: Maria
Prepared by the Hurricane Research Division
September 21, 2017
Aircraft: N42RF
Proposed takeoff: 26/0500Z
DROP LOCATION TABLE
# LAT LON RAD/AZM Time
deg min deg min n mi/deg hr:min
1S30 3973 18 105/1801:30
2S34 0973 18 105/0002:23
3S32 2475 22 105/2703:01
4S32 2471 14 105/0903:54
5S33 3971 50 105/0454:15
6S31 1074 44 105/2255:08
7S31 1071 52 105/1355:46
8S33 3974 46 105/3156:39

Mission Summary :

Take off Landing
Linder-Lakeland, FL 04:45 UTC Linder-Lakeland, FL 13:00 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. 19, 2017
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