Mission Summary
20171006N2 Aircraft 49RF
Tropical Storm Nate (AL16)
Synoptic Surveillance

Aircraft Crew (49RF)
Aircraft CommanderTwining
Co-pilotSims
Flight DirectorRich Henning
Flight DirectorIan Sears
Data TechnicianGabe Defeo
Dropsonde OperatorJoe Greene
Dropsonde OperatorJeff Smith


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 04, 2017 5:20:23 PM
Aircraft: N49RF
Proposed takeoff: 06/1730Z
DROP LOCATION TABLE
# LAT LON Time
deg min deg min hr:min
1 30 00 -80 00 0:27
2 28 00 -79 00 0:45
3 26 30 -79 00 0:58
4 24 45 -79 00 1:12
5 23 00 -79 00 1:26
6 24 00 -80 30 1:41
7 24 00 -82 15 1:54
8 23 30 -84 00 2:08
9 22 00 -85 30 2:26
10 20 00 -85 00 2:42
11 18 25 -84 40 2:56
12 18 25 -83 20 3:06
13 20 00 -83 20 3:19
14 21 00 -82 00 3:32
15 19 00 -82 00 3:49
16 19 00 -80 30 4:01
17 21 00 -80 30 4:17
18 20 00 -79 08 4:31
19 18 00 -79 08 4:47
20 18 00 -80 45 4:60
21 17 51 -82 08 5:11
22 16 48 -81 18 5:22
23 15 30 -81 00 5:33
24 14 12 -81 18 5:44
25 13 09 -82 08 5:54
26 12 35 -83 19 6:05
27 15 54 -87 00 6:45
28 16 48 -86 42 6:53
29 17 51 -85 52 7:04
30 19 24 -86 28 7:18
31 23 28 -85 38 7:52
32 24 36 -84 43 8:03
33 25 43 -83 48 8:15

Mission Summary :

Take off Landing
Linder-Lakeland, FL17:25 UTC Linder-Lakeland, FL01:19 UTC

36 drops, all good. 1 RD41 sonde dropped

Problems :


Mission Data :


Flight track

Temperature and Moisture

Wind and Atlitude

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