Mission Summary
20171006N1 Aircraft 49RF
Tropical Storm Nate (AL16)
Synoptic Surveillance

Aircraft Crew (49RF)
Aircraft CommanderMacIntyre
Co-pilotFritzler
Co-pilotCowan
Flight DirectorJack Parrish
Flight DirectorBrian Belson
System EngineerCharles Lynch
Dropsonde OperatorMiller
Dropsonde OperatorHartberger
Dropsonde OperatorDelgado


Original Proposed NOAA 49 track

Actual Synoptic Surveillance NOAA 49 track

Mission Plan :

NOAA 49RF (N49) will fly a synoptic surveillance mission around Tropical Storm Nate.

HURRICANE SYNOPTIC SURVEILLANCE MISSION PLAN: NATE
Prepared by the National Hurricane Center
October 05, 2017 1:05:59 PM
Aircraft: N49RF
Proposed takeoff: 06/0530Z
DROP LOCATION TABLE
# LAT LON Time
deg min deg min hr:min
1 25 00 -83 00 0:25
2 23 15 -84 15 0:42
3 22 00 -85 30 0:56
4 20 49 -84 44 1:08
5 20 15 -83 32 1:18
6 19 12 -82 42 1:29
7 17 54 -82 24 1:40
8 16 36 -82 42 1:51
9 16 01 -85 24 2:13
10 16 00 -87 12 2:28
11 16 54 -87 54 2:37
12 17 57 -87 40 2:46
13 19 23 -87 04 2:58
14 20 48 -86 12 3:12
15 22 00 -87 00 3:23
16 22 00 -88 30 3:35
17 22 00 -90 00 3:47
18 22 00 -91 30 3:59
19 20 30 -91 30 4:11
20 20 30 -93 00 4:23
21 22 00 -93 00 4:35
22 22 00 -94 30 4:47
23 22 00 -96 00 4:59
24 23 30 -96 00 5:11
25 25 00 -96 00 5:23
26 25 00 -94 30 5:35
27 23 30 -94 30 5:47
28 23 30 -93 00 5:59
29 25 00 -93 00 6:11
30 25 00 -91 30 6:23
31 23 30 -91 30 6:35
32 23 30 -90 00 6:47
33 25 00 -90 00 6:59
34 25 00 -88 30 7:11
35 23 30 -88 30 7:23
36 23 30 -87 00 7:35
37 24 30 -85 30 7:49
38 26 00 -84 00 8:06

Mission Summary :

Take off Landing
Linder-Lakeland, FL 05:57 UTC Linder-Lakeland, FL 14:26 UTC

Expendables : 39 dropsondes, 1 bad. Problems :


Mission Data :

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


Page last updated Nov. 8, 2017
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