Mission Summary
20171005H1 Aircraft 42RF
Tropical Storm Nate
Ocean Survey

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 (aircraft)
Radar Scientist HRD

Mission Plan :

NOAA 42RF (N42) will perform an HRD-tasked Ocean Survey mission ahead of Tropical Storm Nate.


Proposed flight track for 20171005H1
Green lines are tracks of floating buoys

TDR MISSION PLAN: Nate
Prepared by the Hurricane Research Division
September 21, 2017
Aircraft: N42RF
Proposed takeoff: 26/0500Z
DROP LOCATION TABLE
# LAT LON
deg min deg min
1-85.5028.00
2-86.0028.00
3-86.5028.00
4-87.0028.00
5-87.5028.00
6-88.0028.00
7-88.5028.00
8-89.0028.00
9-89.5028.00
10-90.0028.00
11-90.5028.00
12-90.5027.00
13-90.0027.00
14-89.5027.00
15-89.0027.00
16-88.5027.00
17-88.0027.00
18-87.5027.00
19-87.0027.00
20-86.5027.00
21-86.0027.00
22-85.5027.00
23-85.5026.00
24-86.0026.00
25-86.5026.00
26-87.0026.00
27-87.5026.00
28-88.0026.00
29-88.5026.00
30-89.0026.00
31-89.5026.00
32-90.0026.00
33-90.5026.00
34-90.5025.00
35-90.0025.00
36-89.5025.00
37-89.0025.00
38-88.5025.00
39-88.0025.00
40-87.5025.00
41-87.0025.00
42-86.5025.00
43-86.0025.00
44-85.5025.00

Mission Summary :

Take off Landing
Linder-Lakeland, FL 13:36 UTC Linder-Lakeland, FL 20:09 UTC

Mission Evaluation:

Problems :


Mission Data :

NetCDF SFMR data

Timeseries wind, rain rate, and pressure plots

Flight level wind plots full flight

SFMR wind plots full flight

Flight Director's log | AXBT log | SFMR data | serial data


Page last updated Oct. 12, 2017
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